Morelet’s Crocodile at Jimmy’s Farm
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.
|Life span||65 years but up to 80 years in captivity|
|Range||Native to South America|
|Diet||Fish, reptiles, birds and mammals|
Crocodiles farms exist for breeding and raising of crocodilians in order to produce crococdile meat, leather and other goods
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