Morelet’s Crocodile

Common name : Mexican crocodile

Scientific name : Crocodylus moreletii

Family : Crocodylidae

Native to : Mexico, Belize and Guatemala

Interesting fact : Adult crocodiles dig burrows during the dry seasons.

Conservation status : Least Concern

The morelet’s crocodile has a broad snout and can grow up to 9.8 feet long. They are dark with silvery brown eyes. They love freshwater swamps and marshes, and can also be found in brackish water. Fish, small reptiles, mammals and birds form their diet. They are hunted for their skins. Their life span is 25 years.

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