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spectacled caiman, white caiman (Caiman crocodilus)
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Crocodilus sclerops - 1700-1880 - Print - Iconographia Zoologica - Special Collections University of Amsterdam - UBA01 IZ12200029 - spectacled caiman, white caiman (Caiman crocodilus).jpg
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spectacled caiman, white caiman (Caiman crocodilus)

Crocodilus sclerops
Date 1700-1880
Old Latin name Crocodilus sclerops
New Latin name Caiman crocodilus
Common name Nederlands: Brilkaaiman

The spectacled caiman (Caiman crocodilus), also known as the white caiman or common caiman, is a crocodilian reptile found in much of Central and South America. It lives in a range of lowland wetland and riverine habitat types, and can tolerate salt water, as well as fresh; due in part to this adaptability, it is the most common of all crocodilian species.

Scientific Name: Caiman crocodilus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Names: Common Caiman, Spectacled Caiman, White Caiman
Synonyms: Lacerta crocodilus Linnaeus, 1758

Spectacled caiman
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