A fatal attack on a child by a black caiman (Melanosuchus niger)
Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, v. 22, n. 1, p. 62-64, 2011.
Haddad Jr., Vidal
Fonseca, Waldicla Cardoso
We describe a fatal attack by a black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) on an 11-year-old child with comments on the reptile's aggression mechanisms and the conditions under which this kind of incident takes place in the Amazon region. © 2011 Wilderness Medical Society.