spectacled caiman

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Noun1.spectacled caiman - caiman with bony ridges about the eyes; found from southern Mexico to Argentina
caiman, cayman - a semiaquatic reptile of Central and South America that resembles an alligator but has a more heavily armored belly
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The sly-looking spectacled cayman crocodiles appeared to have camouflaged themselves with waterlilies.
AN alligator kept in the bath in a 15th-floor flat has been flown to a new home in Spain with his girlfriendThe 4ft spectacled cayman - nicknamed Janet after toothy celebrity Janet Street-Porter - has been in a sanctuary in the Borders since the owner was caught trying to sell the gator from his car.
Officers from the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SSPCA) intervened to rescue the Spectacled Cayman alligator, a cousin of the crocodile, and said to be "very dangerous" by experts.
The alligator was a Spectacled Cayman and is said to be ``very dangerous'' by experts.