Caiman House Field Station
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Caiman House Field Station is
Black Caiman Research
As a guest you have the unique opportunity to support and participate in an ongoing field study of the black caiman, the largest member of the alligator family.
Guests observe capture from a separate boat, but are offered the opportunity to assist in data collection. Caiman are weighed, measured, sexed, and tagged.
Caiman House Field Station is the hub of several participatory development projects, including the introduction of classroom libraries in all three village schools and an Internet-enabled public library.
Visitors have the opportunity to meet local craftspeople, including the furniture builders at Yupukari Crafters, a nonprofit venture to create village jobs and generate income for sustain educational development.