Broad-snouted caimans (Caiman latirostris) are found in northeastern South America. Their geographic range extends from northeast Argentina to southeastern Bolivia and Paraguay to the northern portion of Uruguay. This species thrives in swampy slow-moving freshwater and warmer climates.
Biogeographic Regions: neotropical (Native )
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