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Mourasuchus (SciiFii)
The pelican caiman (Mourasuchus americanum), also known as the South American pelican crocodile, is a species of giant, aberrant caiman that originally lived from the Miocene of South America and was once extinct, but has since been brought back from extinction by SciiFii and introduced to the modern South American rainforests, swamps, and riverbanks. Its skull is best described as duck like, being broad, flat and very elongate, consisting of small, conical teeth numbering around 40 on each side of the upper and lower jaw, closely resembling what is seen in Stomatosuchus, an unrelated crocodylian that also has a large gular sac similar to those of pelicans or baleen whales, hence its name. Despite its massive size of around 36 feet (11 meters) long, it is a gentle filter-feeder that mainly feeds on small fish and crustaceans, and it also probes the bottom of lakes and rivers for food. The conservation status of the pelican caiman is Least Concern due to successful conservation efforts and the pelican caiman's wide range.
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