caiman lizard


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Noun1.caiman lizard - crocodile-like lizard of South America having powerful jaws for crushing snails and mussels
teiid, teiid lizard - tropical New World lizard with a long tail and large rectangular scales on the belly and a long tail
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These births will provide a rare opportunity for researchers to make new discoveries about caiman lizard breeding and development.
Caiman lizards are listed as a CITES Appendix II species, owing to the possibility that they might soon be under threat of extinction in their native South American habitats.