CROCODILE RESEARCH COALITION
A nonprofit organization devoted to promoting conservation of crocodiles and their habitats throughout Central America through community involvement, research, and education.
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The Crocodile Research Coalition accepts interns, volunteers, and research associates year-round to assist in our crocodile population surveys, biodiversity monitoring, and educational outreach events.
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By adopting one of our captive or rehabilitated crocs, you provide the support needed to home and provide the necessary veterinary and husbandry care for crocs and other wildlife that come through our wildlife triage and rehabilitation program within the Crocodile Research Coalition.
This month’s A Load of Croc is written by Community Ecology Intern Ellie Coleman, and her 1st month experience interning with the CRC. I arrived to start my role as a Community Ecology Intern in early December, leaving behind the cold North East of England for the far warmer weather of Belize and for a…Read More
Aemon shows he’s been working to be on the Good List this year for Christmas; Gilly and Sam still adjust to their new home; and Mad Max… well she’s back to her normal shenanigans! Gilly and Sam: Despite being in their new home for the last several weeks, Gilly and Sam are still illustrating a…Read More
It was a few days after CRC relocated Crocodile Ambassadors Gilly and Sam, and the infamous turtle known as Mad Max from their previous home at the Savannah Guest House (SGH) to their new home with the CRC in southern Belize (for the full story, check out: https://crocodileresearchcoalition.org/2020/12/a-load-of-croc-special-edition-placencia-welcomes-gilly-sam-mad-max/). Carol Foster who had known these animals…Read More
This month’s A Load of Croc is written by CRC Co-Founder and Executive Director Dr. Marisa Tellez and discusses the story and move of the crocodiles Gilly and Sam, as well as the infamous turtle Mad Max to the new CRC facility. About 20 months ago I received an email from Founder of The Belize…Read More
Sam, Gilly & Mad MaxCRC has been preparing for the biggest move of this trio’s lifetime as they make a move to southern Belize and call the new CRC land and facility home. Since the beginning of October, CRC has been visiting the gang to train them to come up further on land so that…Read More
This month’s A Load of Croc is written by CRC Research Biologist Jonathan Triminio Raising awareness for our endangered species has been a critical aspect of conservation that has afforded success stories for countless species over the years. Although science and research play an important role in saving species from their demise, community support and…Read More
Covid doesn’t stop wildlife!!!While a lot of the world has slowed down due to the world pandemic, nature goes on as normal. The last several weeks has been some of the busiest in regards to CRC responding to crocodile calls alongside Belize Forest Department, as well as other wildlife rescues. One of the relocations included…Read More
Pig Pen made history as he was the first croc at the CRC land and facility. After several weeks of monitoring him after being rescued from an old water tank, seeing a vet, and going under rehab, he showed us he was ready to be released back in the wild.Read More
Despite their small brain size, crocs are highly intelligent and this 1.4m male American crocodile, whom we named Einstein, demonstrated for over a month their intellect capability. Five years ago the CRC received a call from Forest Department in regards to assisting them take out a 1.2m Morelet’s crocodile from a pool. We saw a…Read More
How is Jabba settling into this new Palace? Sam decides it’s time to stand up to Gilly and Aemon is starting to feel a bit of middle child syndrome. Find out more in this month’s latest shush! Jabba: Since January, Jabba has been staying at a temporary enclosure at the Kutunza Translocation Facility with our…Read More