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African Dwarf Crocodiles
(Genus Osteolaemus)

Central African Dwarf Crocodile
Osteolaemus tetraspis
(Found in the Ogooué Basin - Central Africa)
Congo (or Osborn's) Dwarf Crocodile
(Found in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Osteolaemus osborni
(Previously Osteolaemus tetraspis osborni)
West African Dwarf Crocodile
Osteolaemus sp.
(Previously Osteolaemus tetraspis)


These species grow to about 1.5  metres (5 ft)
As these species have only recently been split from Osteolaemus tetraspis and very little information is currently available I do not know which species is pictured below - only that it is in the Genus Osteolaemus
  

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