Definition of Spectacled caiman

1. Noun. Caiman with bony ridges about the eyes; found from southern Mexico to Argentina.

Exact synonyms: Caiman Sclerops
Generic synonyms: Caiman, Cayman



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spectacled Caiman

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spectacled caiman (current term)
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Literary usage of Spectacled caiman

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1. The Cyclopædia of Anatomy and Physiology by Robert Bentley Todd (1852)
"Amongst the Crocodiles, the spectacled caiman has its bile-ducts arranged almost in the same manner as in birds; the right hepatic canal opening immediately ..."

2. The alligator and its allies by Albert Moore Reese (1915)
"... spectacled caiman Caiman palpebrosus, Banded Caiman Max. India and Malasia. W. Africa 12 ft. 6 ft. Upper Amazon Central and S. America 6ft. 7-8 ft. ..."

3. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"... in India and Malaysia, is a man- eating species. The five species of caimans occur in Central and tropical South America. The spectacled caiman, Caiman ..."

4. Annual Report by New York Zoological Society, Tennyson Society (1908)
"Among the additions to the collection of crocodilians were a Nile crocodile, an Amazon caiman and a spectacled caiman. The collection of lizards and ..."

5. The BBC Natural History Unit's Wildlife Specials by Keith Scholey, David Attenborough, B.B.C.Natural History Unit (1997)
"... also known as the spectacled caiman, occurs naturally in Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, ..."

6. Investing in Biological Diversity: The Cairns Conference : Proceedings of by OECD Staff, A01, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope (1997)
"... "An Analysis of the spectacled caiman (Caiman Crocodilus) Harvest Program in Venezuela", in Redford, KH and Robinson, JG (eds.). ..."

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