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This is one of the lesser-known Congo cryptids. Its name means "the animal with planks growing out of its back," and its description matches that of the dinosaur kentrosaurus. It is one of the five Congo beasts that resemble dinosaurs and other mesozoic beasts, and its possible existance supports the "lost world" of the Congo hypothesis. Like most other Congo cryptids, it is aquatic and elephant-sized. Its large, diamond-shaped plates are often overgrown with algae from the lakes in which it dwells, according to the natives who have seen it. It is very locally found, usually only within the Republic of the Congo.
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