Crocs in the Corozal Bay in Corozal Town

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

These pictures were taken on Wednesday about 5:30 in the evening in Corozal Town and show part of the Corozal Bay just as you drive into the town. As you can see, a large crocodile was in beautiful bay not more than some 25 feet from the seawall. The crocodile measures approximately 10 to 12 feet long. According to the people in the area some crocodiles have been spotted in that location for weeks. Witnesses are uncertain whether it is just the one crocodile or if there may be more. However, this one spotted was seen moving from around the Methodist School up to the entrance of Corozal Town. In the instance when these pictures were taken, the croc was seen coming out from under the water for more than 8 times in a time frame of a little more than an hour.

The crocs were beautiful but it can also be very dangerous and people in Corozal Town believe people swimming in the area should be very careful. The local residents are asking that the resposible authorities look into the matter and avoid people from swimming in the area.

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