Caimans on Manu River in Peru

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Rubén Guzmán Pittman on October 19, 2007

There are spectacled caimans, Caiman crocodylus in relativity common.

Juha Rimpiläinen on October 23, 2007

You're right Rubén, they were common in Manu river at the time we were there. Funny enough, a German couple travelling with us said they absolutely wanted to swim in the river. Well, after we saw about thirty or forty of these fellows, they suddenly lost their will for swimming...

jdegoffau on March 13, 2010

Very good shot! These are the black caimans no? For anybody, take the time for doing this trip! It's worth it!

Juha Rimpiläinen on March 14, 2010

Thanks jdegoffau for the compliment and your visit! These were either black or white caimans, I don't know if they are the same species as Mr. Pittman pointed out in his comment - spectacled caiman.

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