In Pictures: Crocodile breeding in El Salvador

EL SALVADOR - Crocodiles are considered to be endangered in El Salvador, and some locals of the Barra de Santiago make efforts to preserve the species.

The baby crocodiles are bred and then released on the banks of a stream protected by authorities.


10-day-old crocodiles (Crocodylus acutus) at a small farm in Barra de Santiago, 110km south-west of San Salvador, El Salvador on June 23, 2015. PHOTO: AFP


A man holding a 10-day-old crocodile (Crocodylus acutus). PHOTO: AFP


10-day-old crocodiles (Crocodylus acutus) at a small farm in Barra de Santiago. PHOTO: AFP


A man holding a 10-day-old crocodile (Crocodylus acutus). PHOTO: AFP


A man feeding a 10-day-old crocodile (Crocodylus acutus). PHOTO: AFP


Jose Villeda holding two 10-day-old crocodiles (Crocodylus acutus). PHOTO: AFP



A baby crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) being released on the banks of a stream protected by authorities in Barra de Santiago. PHOTO: AFP


A baby crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) being released on the banks of a stream. PHOTO: AFP


A baby crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) being released on the banks of a stream. PHOTO: AFP