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Alligators and caimans are reptiles closely related to the crocodiles and forming the family Alligatoridae.

In Central and South America alligators are represented by five species of the genus Caiman.

Note:   The above text is excerpted from the Wikipedia article "Alligatoridae", which has been released under the GNU Free Documentation License.
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