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Osteolaemus tetraspis (West African Dwarf Crocodile) is a species of crocodilians in the family crocodiles. It is listed as vulnerable by IUCN and in CITES Appendix I. It is associated with freshwater habitat. Crocodile Nain Africain is found in the Afrotropics. Individuals are known to live for 70 years and can grow to 18441.47 g.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_I
  • Definition: Appendix I lists species that are the most endangered among CITES-listed animals and plants. They are threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research. In these exceptional cases, trade may take place provided it is authorized by the granting of both an import permit and an export permit (or re-export certificate). Article VII of the Convention provides for a number of exemptions to this general prohibition.
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EOL has data for 13 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of West African dwarf crocodile