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Caiman crocodilus
Caiman crocodilus
Common Caiman
(shown with Crocodilus acutus)
Photographer: Unknown (CAS)
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 1348 3162 2867 0091 (2003-07-03)

Copyright © 2003 California Academy of Sciences

 
INFORMATION PROVIDED WITH THE PHOTO
  • date of photo  unknown
  • this photo depicts an animal that was captive or collected
  • photo location   San Francisco, CA
  • animal's place of origin   not provided
  • notes   California Academy of Sciences, Steinhart Aquarium, Swamp and Alligators
  • CalAcademy slide #   400ix2_0040
  • photo category: Animal - Reptile

  • MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS ANIMAL
  • common names   Common Caiman (Sam Bacchini, ITIS )
  • View The Reptile Database record for Caiman crocodilus
  • View Encyclopedia of Life record for Caiman crocodilus
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Sam Bacchini    Sep 16, 2003

    Action: changed name from "Alligator mississipiensis" to "Caiman crocodilus "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "The two smaller animals are spectacled caiman as indicated by the bony ridge between the eyes. The larger specimen is a crocodile, probably Crocodilus acutus, but it is difficult to tell for sure in this picture.
    "

     
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