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Yacare Cayman close-up These were very common in the Pantanal when we were there in Sep and afforded some great chances for observation and close-ups. Brazil,Caiman yacare,Geotagged,Pantanal,Winter,Yacare caiman Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Yacare Cayman close-up

These were very common in the Pantanal when we were there in Sep and afforded some great chances for observation and close-ups.

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The Yacare caiman is a species of caiman found in central South America, including northeastern Argentina, Uruguay, southeastern Peru, eastern Bolivia, central/southwest Brazil, and the rivers of Paraguay. About 10 million individual Yacare caimans exist within the Brazilian ''pantanal'', representing what is quite possibly the largest single crocodilian population on Earth.

As a medium to small to mid-sized crocodilian, most adult males grow to roughly 2 or 2.5 m in length, with.. more

Similar species: Crocodilia
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Uploaded Sep 12, 2017. Captured Sep 21, 2014 16:16 in Estr. Transpantaneira, Poconé - MT, 78175-000, Brazil.
  • Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
  • f/5.8
  • 1/251s
  • ISO100
  • 94.864mm