Caiman crocodilus (Common Caiman) is a species of crocodilians in the family alligators. They are listed in cites appendix ii. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to Suriname, Mexico, Guyana, Panama, French Guiana, Belize, Brazil, The Neotropics, Venezuela, Peru, Honduras, Colombia, Argentina, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Bolivia, Guatemala, and Trinidad And Tobago. They are solitary, nocturnal carnivores. They have parental care (female provides care, cooperative breeding, and paternal care). They rely on swimming to move around.
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