037. ‘HEAD ABOVE WATER’. Caiman. Pantanal, Matto Grosso, Brazil
Caiman are relatively small sized crocodiles. The black caiman is the largest caiman species, also found in the Pantanal. When only the head is above water, it is difficult to ascertain its precise size. The average length of a caiman is about eight feet, but the black species can grow up to thirteen feet. There are plenty of these big brutes to be found in the Pantanal. Their only predators are jaguars and anacondas.