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Least Concern #81 Smooth-fronted Caiman (Endangered species)

The_Nature_PlugAug 12, 2022, 7:18:58 AM

The Smooth-fronted Caiman or also known as the Schneider's Dwarf Caiman or Schneider's Smooth-Fronted Caiman is a species of crocodile native to South America and is listed as least concern.

Reasons for least concern status - Habitat destruction, pollution, hunting, pet trade.

Conservation efforts - 

  • They live in protected areas

Smooth-fronted Caiman Facts -

Science Name: Paleosuchus trigonatus

Size: 1.2 - 2.6 m

Weight: 9 - 20 kg

Native Locations: South America 

Lifespan: 25 years +

Population: 1,000,000 +

Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)


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