A Caiman Wearing a Crown of Butterflies Photographed by Mark Cowan — Colossal

Photograph by Mark Cowan While traveling through the Amazon to study reptile and amphibian diversity with the Herpetology Division at the University of Michigan, photographer Mark Cowan happened upon a strange sight: a caiman whose head was nearly covered in butterflies. The phenomenon itself isn’t particularly unusual, salt is critical to the survival of many…

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