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 CRC accepts interns, volunteers, and research associates year-round to assist in our crocodile population surveys, biodiversity monitoring, and educational outreach events.
“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.“ - Jane Goodall
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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.
On July 10, 2020, the CRC responded to the concerns of Belize Sugar Industry (BSI) in Orange Walk District about 2 Morelet’s crocodiles trapped in an old water effluent tank. This tank was 7m x 7m, and at least 7m deep. These crocodiles likely fell into the tanks while dispersing on land as there are no…Read More
We would like to congratulate Felix Thirion who just received his Master’s based on his project titled “Assessing patterns of trace metal bioaccumulation in caudal scutes of Crocodylus moreletii and Crocodylus acutus in Belize.” Felix completed his Master’s under the supervision of the CRC, analyzing scutes CRC collected over the last three years throughout the…Read More
Even though the world is coping with the COVID-19 pandemic, the CRC has been busy with animal rescues, croc calls and snorkelling clean ups. Before COVID-19, the CRC would normally be doing outreach for World Crocodile Day. Instead, due to government restrictions, the CRC celebrated it with a crocodile rescue, taking a 1.2m American-hybrid croc…Read More
How’s Jabba? Is Aemon getting more confident? Is the turtle known as Mad Max still bullying Sam and Gilly? The CRC gets asked all time how our Croc Ambassador’s are doing so we figure we could provide the latest shush (creole for latest gossip) on the crocs monthly: Jabba: He’s lost the Hutt weight, but…Read More
Right before quarantine came into effect in Belize the month of March, Projects Abroad assisted CRC in creating some new signs for Seine Bight in collaboration with the Seine Bight Village Council. This past week CRC Program Coordinator Darcy and a few kids from the village put up the signs to further awareness of properly…Read More
CRC Director and Co-Founder Dr. Marisa Tellez gave an online Croc Talk live Tuesday, May 12, 2020 about the current research of the CRC in regards to the effect of pollution on the population of Morelet’s crocodiles in New River, Belize, as well as discussed some of the educational outreach tools we use to create…Read More
For those unaware Mad Max is a turtle that has been living in the same pond as our Croc Ambassadors Gilly and Sam and is THE QUEEN of the pond- we just recently found out from some turtle researchers Mad Max is really Mad Maxine, a Mesoamerican Slider. Mad Max (Mad Maxine for short of…Read More
As many of parts of the world have witnessed, animals are on the move with the lack of human traffic due to COVID-19 quarantine restrictions. Mix that in with rains and animal baby season, and you have before you the perfect storm in a height of wildlife rescues! Let’s talk croc first…. Jeff, just your…Read More
This month love was in the air as Mama crocs begin prepping their nests for egg laying, and Morelet’s croc breeding season just starting to warm-up. And despite the quarantine, the CRC continues to work from our croc caves- whether that is providing educational material, working on publications, or organizing and prepping for when we…Read More