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FAMILY:
ALLIGATORIDAE

A. mississippiensis
A. sinensis
C. crocodilus
C. c. apaporiensis
C. c. fuscus
C. latirostris
C. yacare
M. niger
P. palpebrosus
P. trigonatus

FAMILY:
CROCODYLIDAE

C. acutus
C. intermedius
C. johnstoni
C. mindorensis
C. moreletii
C. niloticus
C. novaeguineae
C. palustris
C. porosus
C. rhombifer
C. siamensis
M. cataphractus
O. tetraspis
T. schlegelii

FAMILY:
GAVIALIDAE

G. gangeticus

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Caiman latirostris

The particularly broad and short snout of this species can be seen from this photograph, as well as the light, sandy colour - this is generally a much lighter-coloured species than other caimans.

Photograph © Adam Britton

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Click Female caiman guarding her mound nest Click Top-down view of caiman head Click Head of broad-snouted caiman





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