The smooth fronted caiman for sale is a robust crocodilian, strong for its size, and tends to carry its head high with its neck angled upwards. It is a dark greyish-brown in color with mid-brown eyes. The scutes on the back of its neck and the tail are large, triangular, and sharp. The smooth fronted caiman for sale has heavily ossified body armor on both its dorsal and ventral surfaces. The relatively short tail is broad at its base and the bony scutes on the tail have sideways projections; the tail is so well armored, that it is relatively inflexible.
Habits and Lifestyle of the smooth fronted caiman
The smooth fronted caiman for sale are very cryptic and nocturnal creatures. They are seldom observed by day because they hide in underwater burrows. They may also spend much of their time up to 100 m (330 ft) away from water, hiding in dense undergrowth, in hollow logs, or under fallen trees. These caimans are semiterrestrial and solitary. Males are territorial and females have small home ranges. They hunt not only in the water but also on the ground and may cover long distances in search of food.
Diet and Nutrition of the smooth fronted caiman
The smooth fronted caiman for sale are carnivores. Adults mainly feed on porcupines, pacas, snakes, birds, and lizards, consuming few fish or mollusks. Hatchlings feed mainly on insects in their first few weeks, graduating to larger prey as they grow.
- These Have Large Pronounced Head Scales Giving Them An Aggressive Look
- Make Sure You Know Your State Laws Before Ordering
- This Crocodilian Is Naturally Occurring Out Of South America Ranging From Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela And Neighboring Countries
- Babies And Juveniles Can Be Easily Housed Indoors, Adults Need Larger Outdoor Enclosures
- With Proper Care These Crocodilians Can Live 25 – 30+ Years In Captivity