Morelets Crocodile For Sale
Crocodylus moreletii, also known as the Mexican crocodile or Belize crocodile, is a small crocodilian endemic to the Atlantic coasts of Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala. A typical adult specimen can reach a length of 3 m (10 ft). A Least Concern status has been assigned to this species. Fossils of this species have been found in Guatemala.
Located only in the fresh Atlantic waters of Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize, Morelets crocodile for sale are relatively small crocodilians. French scientist Morelet found a previously unknown species of crocodile in the middle of the nineteenth century; so, the crocodile is named after him in scholarly literature.
The Morelets crocodile for sale is a dark grayish-brown with darker patches and bands on the body and tail, not dissimilar to the American crocodile in appearance. The young of this species are a vibrant yellow with distinct black stripes. The lack of ventral osteoderms (bony plates under the skin) in these crocodiles makes their skin exceptionally desirable for tanning. The foot of their muscular legs are both clawed and webbed. While swimming, they use tremendous thrusts using their tails.
Habits and Lifestyle
Despite its reputation for timidity, larger Morelet’s crocodiles pose a threat to people. While they are more at home in the water, this species has mastered the art of land migration when necessary. In marshes, Morelet’s crocodiles are commonly spotted with only their heads above water. Nighttime is when they do most of their hunting and mating.
They lounge around all day in the sunshine, yet they keep a keen eye on what’s going on in the world around them. Newborns use vocalization (sometimes characterized as barking) as a means of communication. There is a lack of data about particular forms of social interaction. The most talkative of reptiles, crocodiles have consistent behavioral patterns across the board, with cries that vary with age, sex, and context.
Diet and Nutrition
Carnivorous by nature, Morelets crocodile for sale eat meat of various sizes and types depending on their age. Children typically consume marine organisms and crustaceans. Adolescents and juveniles consume aquatic snails, fish, animals, and birds. Adults typically consume larger creatures, such as birds, fish, turtles, lizards, and even dogs. If food is scarce, they may resort to devouring their own young.
You must provide us with a copy of your state’s crocodile import license before we may send your order to the following states: California, Washington, South Carolina, New York, Vermont, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Maine, New Mexico, Oklahoma, or Florida. This list will be regularly updated to reflect any new or revised laws.
Before bringing a crocodile into your home, you should check state and local laws to see if keeping them is illegal. Do not ask us to send a crocodile to a state that bans them.
Sexing Your Morelets Crocodile for sale
You’re welcome to specify whether you’d like a male or female crocodile (or a mix of the two) when you place your purchase, but we can’t promise to provide what you want. Nonetheless, we promise that a crocodile expert will make every effort to hand-pick the crocodile(s) you specify.
Shipping Your Morelets Crocodile for sale
Our 100% ironclad live arrival guarantee is included with the purchase of any Morelets crocodile for sale. Before placing a purchase, please review our warranty information.
We retain the right to postpone your purchase in the extremely unlikely event of bad weather circumstances, since we provide reptiles, amphibians, tarantulas, and scorpions for sale online responsibly. This measure is taken only for the animal’s protection, and if it is taken, you will be notified by email.