Scientific name: Paleosuchus palpebrosus
Family name: Alligatoridae
Group Name: Congregation or nest when young
IUCN status: Least concern
Lifespan: 20-60 years
Weight: 6 – 7kg
Body length: 1.2 -1.7 meters
Top speed: Unknown
Diet: Carnivore: Fish, amphibians, small mammals, birds, crabs, shrimp, molluscs, and other invertebrates. Juveniles eat less fish, but also consume crustaceans, tadpoles, frogs, snails, and invertebrates.
Habitat: Predominately forested riverine habitats and areas of the flooded forest around lakes.
Range: Northern and central South America.