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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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American crocodile

Prior to suspending research and outreach, and prepping the team for the months ahead in regards to the coronavirus, CRC had a normal month of research, outreach, and rescues in March. The first 2 weeks CRC was busy prepping for our participation in Reef Week. Reef Week is a yearly event done to raise awareness…

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