- Pull apart or into pieces by force; rend.
- A drop of clear salty liquid that is secreted by the larchrymal gland of the eye to lubricate the surface between the eyeball and eyelid and to wash away irritants.
Enough from the dictionary. It’s time for a rumble in the actual jungle.
In one corner, wearing (oddly enough) the leopard print, we have a rare melanistic jaguar weighing in at average of 167 pounds of stalk-and-ambush, throat-rending fury.
In the other, a spectacled “you wouldn’t hit a reptile with glasses would you” caiman. The caiman tipped the scales at around 60 pounds and is possessed of skull-crushing jaws that are almost unmatched in South America.
Image courtesy Bardrock via Wikimedia Commons