West African Dwarf Crocodile
The West African dwarf crocodile is found in freshwater, tropical grassland and tropical rainforest habitats. They prefer slow-moving bodies of water and will dig burrows that often have two passageways near the water’s edge.
IN THE WILD – Fish, frogs and crustaceans
IN THE ZOO – Meat
- World’s smallest crocodiles
- Live to be 75 years old
- Have taste buds on the roof of their mouth
- Cry to clean their eyes and reduce the growth of bacteria