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Kaprosuchus (SciiFii)
The boar crocodile (Kaprosuchus scrofadontus) is a species of mahajangasuchid crocodyliform that originally lived in the Late Cretaceous in what is now Niger and was once extinct, but has since been brought back from extinction by SciiFii and introduced to the modern savannas and riverbanks of Africa to help boost biodiversity. It is named due to its unusually large caniniform teeth which resemble those of a boar, which are used for snatching up smaller and medium-sized prey. Unlike most other predatory crocodilians, the boar crocodile is primarily a terrestrial predator, despite spending some time in the water mainly to cool down in the heat, with the largest prey animal it hunts including buffalos, wildebeests, equuids, and subadult common hippopotamuses. The conservation status of the boar crocodile is Endangered due to habitat loss, poaching, and some people hunting them due to domestic livestock and some people getting hunted by boar crocodiles. However, the conservationists are trying their best in protecting the boar crocodiles by protecting their natural habitats, educating people of how boar crocodiles help the ecosystems of Africa, and building better defenses to protect both the people and the livestock from boar crocodile attacks, which also protects boar crocodiles from being hunted down like vermin.
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