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SLENDER-SNOUTED CROCODILES
Genus Mecistops

Western African Slender-snouted Crocodile

Mecistops cataphractus

Distribution:- Western Africa

Central African Slender-snouted Crocodile

Mecistops leptorhynchus

Distribution:- Central Africa

These species have only recently been split from Mecistops cataphractus and very little information is currently available.

Comments:- Grows to about 3 to 4 meters long (10 to13 ft)

Slender-snouted Crocodile Mecistops
Slender-snouted Crocodile (Mecistops sp) - Rimba Reptile Park, Bali

Slender-snouted Crocodile Mecistops
Slender-snouted Crocodile (Mecistops sp) - Rimba Reptile Park, Bali

Slender-snouted Crocodile Mecistops
Slender-snouted Crocodile (Mecistops sp) - St. Augustine Alligator Farm (Florida)

Slender-snouted Crocodile Mecistops
Slender-snouted Crocodile (Mecistops sp) - St. Augustine Alligator Farm (Florida)

Slender-snouted Crocodile Mecistops
Slender-snouted Crocodile (Mecistops sp) skull

Slender-snouted Crocodile Mecistops
Slender-snouted Crocodile (Mecistops sp) skull

LINKS

West African slender-snouted crocodile
Wikipedia

Central African slender-snouted crocodile
Wikipedia

Seven Distinct African Crocodile Species,
Not Just Three, Biologists Show

Science Daily

Rigorous approaches to species delimitation
have significant implications for African
crocodilian systematics and conservation

The Royal Society

Biology and Evolution of Crocodylians _Steve & Me

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