BILLY THE SNAPPING TURTLE

MEET BILLY The 3rd Largest and Strongest Bite Force Alligator Snapping Turtle Alligator snapping turtles are sometimes described as dinosaur-like because of their spiky shells and primitive-looking faces. They have three pointed ridges along their shells that run from head to tail. Unlike all other species of snapping turtle, this one has eyes on the…

‘SALTY’ AND FRIENDS

MEET ‘SALTY’ The saltwater crocodile is a formidable and opportunistic hypercarnivorous ambush predator capable of taking almost any animal that enters its territory, including fish, crustaceans, reptiles, birds and mammals. Due to their size and distribution, saltwater crocodiles are the most dangerous extant crocodilian to humans! “Salty” was originally imported from SirLanka. Our original Porosus…

ORINOCO CROCODILE

MEET SOPHIA AND LOLA The Orinoco crocodile (Crocodylus intermedius) is a critically endangered subspecies that lives in the tropical forests of Colombia and Venezuela. It is the largest of the South American’s crocodiles. They make habitats in tropical forests, Andes foothills, and streams. Due to massive human hunting the crocodile is forced to live in the freshwater habitats. Orinoco…

CUBAN CROCODILES

MEET ‘ELENA’ AND ‘SISTER ROSA’ These Cuban natives are small, tough and armoured with bony scales. More terrestrial than other crocodilian species, they raise their bellies off the ground and adopt a ‘high walk’ posture when moving on land. Their hind feet have reduced webbing, an adaptation that makes them more mobile on land than…