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What is the range of a black caiman?

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Answered 2014-05-12 05:57:49

They live in south america.

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What can eat a black caiman?

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Do crocodiles live in Brazil?

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What country does the black caiman live in?

The rainforest

Where the black caiman lives?

Black caimans live in south america.

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What layer does a black caiman live in?

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Do caimans eat anacondas?

A large black caiman can.

How big does a black caiman grow?

As big as a penis

Does black caimans have attackers?

An adult black caiman only has one natural enemy: the giant river otter. In a pack, they have been known to attack adult caiman. However, young caiman are easy prey for a wide variety of animals, like giant river otters, anacondas, and even adult caiman.

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When is the black Caiman most active?

Black caimans are more active at night and afternoons.

What is a black caiman's favorite food?

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What eats caimans?

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What is the size of a caiman?

Depends on the species- dwarf caiman may only reach a maximum of 5 feet as adults....while the black caiman may reach over 15 feet in length.

What do black caiman eat?

They eat fish, turtles, birds, capybara, and other larger animals. Immature Black Caiman feed mainly on small fish, crustaceans, and other invertebrates.

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