(Cuvier's) Dwarf Caiman Paleosuchus palpebrosus

Cuvier's Dwarf Caiman
Cuvier's Dwarf Caiman
The Dwarf Caiman, also called Cuvier's Dwarf Caiman, is native to northern South America. (Confusingly, it is also sometimes called the Smooth-fronted Caiman, a name usually given to Schneider's Dwarf Caiman.)
Dwarf Caiman
Dwarf Caiman
Dwarf Caiman
The smallest of crocodilians, it still can grow to nearly a meter and a half (some 4 and a half feet).
Dwarf Caiman
Dwarf Caiman
Juveniles are browner and eat mainly invertebrates. Adults are darker and eat invertebrates and fish.