- Large groups of young spectacled caimans are cared for by one adult.
- Adult spectacled caimans protect groups of young caimans from predators, such as birds.
- The spectacled caiman babysitters also lead the young to deeper water, where they can grow into adults.
- Life cycles
Spark a discussion
- How does the adult spectacled caiman look after the young?
- Why do you think the young spectacled caimans need an adult to protect them?
- What might be the advantage of having one adult look after a large group of young? What might the other adult caimans be doing?
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