West African Dwarf Crocodile Osteolaemus tetraspis

West African Dwarf Crocodile
West African Dwarf Crocodile
The West African Dwarf Crocodile is native to West and Central Africa. It is reported that there are three distinct populations.
West African Dwarf Crocodile
West African Dwarf Crocodile
The above left pictures are of a mature adult and the above right of a juvenile.
West African Dwarf Crocodile
West African Dwarf Crocodile
West African Dwarf Crocodile
The West African Dwarf Crocodile is the smallest of the true crocodiles but still can reach lengths of up to 6 feet (nearly 2 metres). It is solitary and mainly nocturnal.