Broad-snouted caiman

Broad-snouted caiman

Kingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Class
Order
Family
Subfamily
Genus
SPECIES
Caiman latirostris
LENGTH
3.5 m

The broad-snouted caiman is a crocodilian in the family Alligatoridae found in eastern and central South America, including southeastern Brazil, northern Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Bolivia. It is found mostly in freshwater marshes, swamps, and mangroves, usually in still or very slow-moving waters. It will often use man-made cow ponds.

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Cr

Crepuscular

Ca

Carnivore

Mo

Molluscivore

Pi

Piscivores

Na

Natatorial

Te

Terrestrial

Te

Territorial

Po

Polygynandry

Po

Polygamy

Do

Dominance hierarchy

So

Solitary

Ae

Aestivation

No

Not a migrant

B

starts with

Distribution

Geography

Broad-snouted caiman habitat map

Climate zones

Habits and Lifestyle

Seasonal behavior

Mating Habits

MATING BEHAVIOR
PREGNANCY DURATION
70 days
BABY CARRYING
20 to 50

References

1. Broad-snouted caiman Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broad-snouted_caiman
2. Broad-snouted caiman on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/46585/3009813

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