A small South American caiman with a bony ridge between the eyes that gives the appearance of spectacles.
- Caiman sclerops, family Alligatoridae
- Even a fearsome spectacled caiman is unable to escape an anaconda's fatal embrace.
- But the nests we found along the stream banks were those of a smaller species, the spectacled caiman.
- As these species became scarce, hunters turned their attention to the black caiman and the broad-snouted caiman, then to the spectacled caiman.
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