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

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

scienceisbeauty: “ Too nice to not post. “Butterflies and caiman” by Mark Cowan. I suppose you could name this behavior “natural syncretism”.-) [Still is a well documented behavior, see this article.

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.

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

“ brooklynboobala: “ itscolossal: “ A Caiman Covered in Butterflies Photographed by Mark Cowan ” She is flawless. ” Where this filter on the snap tho ”

The black caiman of the Amazon rainforest is often mistaken for an alligator. See Over 2000 more animal pictures on my Facebook "Animals Are Awesome" page. animals wildlife pictures nature fish birds photography

Alligators usually live in swamps. They eat small fish and sometimes plants

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