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Statistics About The Smallest Crocodilians

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"The smallest Crocodilian species is the Cuvier's Dwarf Caiman, which grows to about 1.3-1.5 meters long,"

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"Male Cuvier's Dwarf caimans are larger than females, with males reaching lengths of 1.6 meters,"

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"The Cuvier's Dwarf Caiman reaches sexual maturity at about 10 years,"

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"The Cuvier's dwarf caiman has a life expectancy of about 20 years in the wild and up to 30 in captivity,"

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"Dwarf crocodiles show a certain level of social behavior, especially during the breeding season,"

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"The Dwarf Crocodile is found in at least 19 countries across Africa,"

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"Cuvier's dwarf caiman specialized jaw structure allows it to feed on hard-shelled invertebrates, such as snails and crabs,"

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"The Dwarf Crocodile has a relatively slow growth rate, achieving full size in 15 years,"

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"Cuvier's dwarf caiman is defined as a least concern species on the IUCN Red Liste,"

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"The Dwarf Crocodile is the least aquatic of all crocodiles, and spend much of their time on land,"

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"The average clutch size for an African Dwarf Crocodile ranges typically from 10 to 20 eggs,"

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"African Dwarf Crocodiles are primarily solitary animals,"

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"African Dwarf Crocodiles prefer to hunt during the night and sleep during the day,"

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"A West African Dwarf Crocodile can hold its breath for 15 minutes at a time,"

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"Despite its size, the West African Dwarf Crocodile can swim at speeds up to 12 mph,"

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"West African Dwarf Crocodiles have a heavily armored skin which is black on top and a yellow belly,"

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"West African Dwarf Crocodiles live up to 75 years in the wild,"

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"The Dwarf Crocodiles are the only crocodiles that can climb trees, thanks to their smaller size and lighter weight,"

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