In the Zoological Garden of Zagreb was first hatched dwarf caiman. Peered out of the egg is under the watchful eye of an expert team of the Garden, and although it is a small predator, like a voice pačeta.
His egg incubator heated almost four months, and even a few eggs lying his mom, so mali caiman could soon get his brothers. Whether they are male or female, is still unknown. In fact, sex is the caiman can only be established when they reach sexual maturity.
Dwarf caimans are among the smallest member of its kind in the world. In nature, they live in the South American jungles and feed on fish, amphibians and small mammals. Because their lives are closely tied to water, the space for the caiman ends at Zagreb Zoo, spread over 22 square meters of which 15 are covered by water.
The new tenements built to the highest European standards, thanks to a glass wall, visitors will first have an underwater view of the "miniature dragons." Parents of small caiman in Zagreb will be the new home to move in mid-February.