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Cuvier’s dwarf caiman (Paleosuchus palpebrosus) is the smallest kind of crocodile in the world!

To make up for their small size they have a strong defence to protect them from predation. Their thick scales form an armour like defence and are lined with boney plating underneath for extra protection!

They have a few predators in the wild, namely jaguars, green anacondas and boa constrictors.



What do they eat?

Fish, frogs and small mammals



Water Type

Fresh water

Where are we?

South America

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