Black Caiman 
Black Caiman
Black Caiman
© F. Wayne King
Scientific Name:
Melanosuchus niger
Group:
Reptiles
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
EN-US FWS: June 14, 1976
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Amazon Basin
 
 
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