Archive for June 2020
A Load of Croc June 2020: “Woah, we’re half way there…”
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
CRC Croc Ambassador’s Latest Shush
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: Aemon: Building confidence with his primary caretaker…Read More
Can a crocodile smile?
Can a crocodile smile? CRC Croc Ambassador Aemon is just starting to get the hang of this command, and the main purpose behind the command is to give us a good view inside his mouth and see his teeth as part of a regular healthy check-up.Read More
New Seine Bight Trash Awareness Signs!
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 Gives Virtual Conference Croc Talk
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
Mad Max: Fury Turtle Road
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
Come what May… and Croc On!
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