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Archive for November 2015

Wish List For Belize Morelet’s Croc Research

In collaboration with a new, developing non-profit organization (full name will be announced shortly) that will focus on the conservation, research and education of crocodilian researchers, and organizations and governments of Central America and the Caribbean, I am currently working on finding funds to implement a Nationwide Morelet’s Population Survey. The Morelet’s crocodile (Crocodylus moreletii)…

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Bird Haven at the Sewage Ponds

There was a buzz of wildlife as the sun set over the horizon beyond the mangrove trees. The crocodiles were lazily swimming along, frogs were croaking, and the fish fry were jumping. The birds were particularly active, swooping in the air to catch that last bit of dinner before night falls and the rain creeps…

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Help Save the Crocs- Honduras Croc Petition

If you haven’t heard by now, Honduras is having a crocodile crisis.  Cocodrilo Continental has shut down its doors to an allegation that the farm was laundering drug money by the US, and now 9,000 crocodiles along with other animals are suffering from lack of food and other basic husbandry needs.  And let’s not forget…

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Drug Money’s Impact on Honduras Crocodiles

As the Vice Regional Chair of the IUCN/SSC-Crocodile Specialist Group (CSG) of Latin America, I am constantly reaching out to various organizations and researchers throughout Central America and the Caribbean to be updated about any news crocodilian.  In the last week, I unfortunately was notified by a colleague in Honduras, as well as an organization,…

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