Dwarf Caiman - Paleosuchus palpebrosus Also named Cuvier’s Smooth-fronted Caiman, Paleosuchus palpebrosus (Crocodylia - Alligatoridae) is a small, South American caiman, found near rivers and...

Dwarf Caiman, Paleosuchus palpebrosus a. Cuvier’s Smooth-fronted Caiman, Paleosuchus palpebrosus (Crocodylia - Alligatoridae) - South America, found near rivers and savannahs

As photographer Mark Cowan traveled down the Amazon, studying reptile and amphibian diversity with the Herpetology Division at the University of Michigan, he captured a phenomenal photo that is as visually stunning as it is educational. The image showcases a lounging caiman with a vibrant crown of butterflies. Biologically, the winged creatures need salt to survive, and the water that collects on the caiman's skin is a key provider of those minerals. Many other animals must rely on similar…

Once-In-A-Lifetime Photo Captures a Caiman Wearing a Crown of Butterflies in the Amazon

Alligator; In CoCoNut Creek Community Center's Man-Made Lake InBetween WindMill's Park-CoCoNut Creek,Florida.

An alligator is a very large reptile, found in China and America. They are related to crocodiles but are generally darker in colour and have a broader snout. Alligators live in fresh water.

Spectacled Caiman (Caiman crocodylus)

Spectacled Caiman awww I want one!

Caiman with a butterfly on its snout,  by Max Waugh Photography, via Flickr #mike1242

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Crocodile Taxi, Crocodile give Frogs Ride - Crocodile with frog © YensenTan

Green Crocodile; even his teeth look green

The gharial (Gavialis gangeticus), also known as the gavial, and the fish-eating crocodile, is a crocodilian of the family Gavialidae, native to the northern part of the Indian Subcontinent.