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Synonyms for caiman

a semiaquatic reptile of Central and South America that resembles an alligator but has a more heavily armored belly

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At the beginning of the program of commercial use of caimans in Venezuela, a census was undertaken to estimate caiman densities on each of the properties that requested permission to hunt.
While the baby caimans are a handful now, they'll grow to be 9 feet long and will weigh as much as 150 pounds.
In 22 months of production, 2,868 Caimans were built.
para determinar el crecimiento del caiman del Orinoco (Crocodylus intermedius), en diferentes condiciones de cautiverio, se criaron 40 ejemplares durante 11 meses y 15 dias.
PALABRAS CLAVES / Caiman crocodilus / Manejo de Fauna / Zoocria /
Pantanal caimans store fat in muscle tissues of the tail, probably for use when food supplies are low (VICENTE NETO et al.
Caimans may not look like fast movers, but looks are deceiving.
When they both reach their full size, caimans are normally fed rabbits, chickens and mice which would set back owners hundreds of pounds every month.
The opportunity to phase in these improved vehicles finally arrived in late May 2011 as the company's parent brigade, the 230th Sustainment Brigade, began to exchange its entire inventory of Caimans for the superior Caiman P1LL5 models.
Caiman facts Female caimans are excellent babysitters, and are known to look after their own young, and those of their neighbours.
The 15 to 20 centimetre baby spectacled Caimans were seized at Larnaca airport in October, after their arrival from the Netherlands along with a batch of 159 birds.
Physiological changes in serum glucidic and nitrogenic analytes from captive argentine authoctonous caimans.
The couple's eight crocs and caimans live in the garage.