Morelet’s Crocodile

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Morelet’s Crocodile at Jimmy’s Farm

Crocodylus Moreletii

Morelet’s crocodile, also known as the Belize crocodile, is a relatively small species found only in the fresh waters of the Atlantic regions of Mexico, Belize and Guatemala.

Adult males average 3 metres (9.8 feet) in length. The snout is quite broad for a crocodile. Their appearance and colour is similar to the American crocodile, but Morelet’s crocodiles tend to be a darker greyish-brown.

Morelets Crocodile at Jimmy's Farm

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Life span 65 years but up to 80 years in captivity
Range Native to South America
Diet Fish, reptiles, birds and mammals
Central and South America
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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Crocodiles farms exist for breeding and raising of crocodilians in order to produce crococdile meat, leather and other goods

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