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jacaré

(ˈdʒækəreɪ)
n
(Animals) another name for cayman
[C18: from Portuguese, from Tupi jacaré]
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And German amateur photographer Gunter Heinz was there to snap the Yacare caiman, a member of the crocodile family, biting down on its fish supper.
He searched a computer database of sequences and found a perfect match--the Yacare caiman, a threatened species of South American crocodilian
He enters the information into a computer database of DNA barcodes and finds a perfect match--South America's Yacare caiman, a| threatened species
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The zoo has also successfully bred other crocodilians, including the Chinese alligator, the Malayan false garial, the Siamese crocodile, the Cuban crocodile and the Yacare caiman.
Crocodilian breeders have noted problems with the morbidity and mortality rate of neonatal Yacare Caiman and Morelet's Crocodiles.