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Paleosuchus palpebrosus

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With their strong, laterally compressed tails acting as rudders and their webbed digits, crocodilians are perfectly adapted to life as amphibians. When diving, nostrils and outer ears are closed using special muscles. With eyes and nostrils protruding from the top of the head, there is no need for them to stick the entire head out of the water while breathing or stalking their prey.


Order: crocodilians; family: alligatorids


Invertebrates, fish, frogs, small reptiles, birds and mammals


Fast-flowing streams in primary forests, slowflowing rivers and flood plains


10–20 eggs; incubation ca. 3 months

Status according to Red List/ distribution area

Least concern (LC)

Status according to Red List:Least concern (LC)

IUCN web page

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