The Orinoco Crocodile

Inside Nature of South America
S1:Ep1223 mins2008

More than years ago, a cattle ranch owner in Venezuela's Orinoco basin decided to embrace conservation of the wealthy fauna of this region with his successful cattle business. One such plan was to attempt to breed the Orinoco crocodile in captivity

to save this endangered species, due to massive hunting for its valuable skin. Visit the Masaguaral ranch to witness the entire breeding process from egg collecting to the animals' release in the wild, which takes nearly eighteen months.

Video Language: English