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MORELET'S (or Belize) CROCODILE
(Crocodylus moreletii
)
John Fowler & Rachel Barnes


Distribution:- Belize, Guatemala, Mexico

Comments:- May grow to to about 10ft (3m)

Morelet's or Belize Crocodile
Morelet's or Belize Crocodile (Crocodylus moreletii)

 

Morelet's or Belize Crocodile
Adult Morelet's Crocodile (Crocodylus moreletii)


I photographed this young Morelet's Crocodile (Crocodylus moreletii) in the wild in Belize, Central America, where the locals were calling them Freshwater Crocodiles as opposed to Saltwater Crocodiles which was what they called American Crocodiles (C. acutus).

 

LINKS

Morelet's Crocodile
Wikipedia

Crocodylus moreletii (BIBRON & DUMERIL, 1851)
Dr. Adam Britton

Morelet’s Crocodile Crocodylus moreletii
 Dallas World Aquarium

Biology and Evolution of Crocodylians _Steve & Me

OTHER LINKS OF INTEREST

Crocodiles and Alligators of the World
Species Listing

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