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A Conglomeration of Caimans
"During the dry season in the Pantanal region of central South America, sections of the Paraguay River dry up, leaving isolated water holes teaming with fish and harbouring small populations of Caiman yacare. As these water holes dry up, the caimans must trek overland in search of water, usually in single file, doubling the caiman population at each new water hole they find. Only a small number of these water holes continue to hold water throughout the dry season, so toward the end of the dry season the number of caimans at each water hole can be phenomenal. These photographs were taken midway through the dry season, when the number of caimans at each water hole was still reasonable and when the water holes still held enough fish to keep the caimans plump and healthy looking. The photographs were taken in southern Brazil."
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