THEY are two of the most feared predators in the jungle, but there could only be one survivor as a leopard and a caiman locked jaws in the depths of the Brazilian rainforest. Eventually the big cat defeated the reptile in the vicious encounter, which was captured on camera by a French photographer. In one photograph the jaguar is pictured carrying its prey in its jaws following the battle. Confrontations between jaguars, which are similar to leopards but larger and stronger, and caimans, a species of crocodile, are not uncommon in the jungle. Jaguars, which are extremely strong swimmers, are capable of fighting in and out of water and will hunt caiman and even anacondas as well as less dangerous prey such as deer and foxes. Caiman are the most common of all crocodiles but will generally hunt fish, amphibians and other reptiles - including each other. Telegraph