|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 providednotes California Academy of Sciences, Steinhart Aquarium, Swamp and AlligatorsCalAcademy slide # 400ix2_0040 photo category: Animal - Reptile
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS ANIMAL
Common Caiman (Sam Bacchini, ITIS )
View Encyclopedia of Life record for Caiman crocodilusView all photos in CalPhotos of Caiman crocodilus Check Google Images for Caiman crocodilus |
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
| ||"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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