Croc in search of water
The Ministry of Environment (Miambiente) in the province of Los Santos has rescued a 3-meter crocodile from Bella Vista beach of Guararé after it was spotted by local residents
Alexis Rivera, a biologist at the Ministry, said the croc is of the Crocodylus species and weighs 250 pounds
To date in 2019, there are over 150 animals of different species have been rescued in the Azuero region.
A report by Miambiente confirmed the rescue of some 105 species affected by climate change in the region, after running out of water in their respective habitat, the highest statistic in recent years.