What Eats A Caiman?

What Eats A Caiman? What Does A Caiman Eat?

The caiman is South and Central America’s big, sharp-toothed reptile. It is related to several similar looking—andWhat Eats A Caiman similarly toothy—aquatic reptiles, all of which are called crocodilians. The order of crocodilia includes regular crocs and gators, along with caimans and gharials.

Some caiman species can grow to a length of 16 feet, and not many predators are willing to take on a full grown specimen. But a jaguar is big enough and powerful enough and hungry enough to tackle a caiman. Watch as this jaguar stalks an unsuspecting caiman sunbathing on the bank of a tropical river in Brazil.

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