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Cuba Nurses American Crocodiles Back from the Brink

March 14, 2012
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The once endangered American crocodile is on the rise in Cuba, the result of an innovative breeding program and a specially built incubator. The program has seen captive crocodile numbers soar, bolstering a species that was recently on the brink of extinction.

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