MONITORING OF THE MOVEMENTS OF TWO INDIVIDUALS OF AMERICAN CROCODILE, CROCODYLUS ACUTUS, IN PUERTO VALLARTA, JALISCO, MEXICO
Animal dispersal is the movement outward from a home area. This brief communication describes the movement of an adult and a juvenile of Crocodylus acutus captured and recaptured in the locality of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, between 2001 and 2004. Between capture and recapture, the adult crocodile moved 5 km in lapse of 42 days and a juvenile crocodile moved 1.6 km in lapse of three years and fie months.
Crocodile; Crocodylia; Crocodylus acutus; dispersion; movements
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