Gallery description : caiman

The top speed it is able to reach is 48km/h (30mph). Caiman is a reptile that usually inhabits mangroves, marshes and swamps. It has a scales skin type. The diet is carnivore. The average weight of the caiman is 100kg - 500kg (220lbs - 1,102lbs). These reptiles usually live 30 - 40 years. Caiman (caimaninae) usually grows 1.1m - 5m (43in - 197in).

Facts about caimans
NameCaiman
Scientific NameCaimaninae
LifestyleSolitary
OrderCrocodilia
ClassReptilia
Top Speed48km/h (30mph)
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
Weight100kg - 500kg (220lbs - 1,102lbs)
Conservation StatusThreatened
Skin TypeScales
DietCarnivore
HabitatMangroves, marshes and swamps
Life Span30 - 40 years
Distinctive FeaturesNarrow body shape and long tail
GenusCaimaninae
ColourGreen, brown, black, grey
Size (L)1.1m - 5m (43in - 197in)
TypeReptile
PredatorsHumans, jaguars
Average Clutch Size30
Main PreyFish, insects, birds
FamilyAlligatoridae
Image Details
Description Caiman. 说明 Caiman yacare.jpg
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