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Marisa Tellez

Tellez, Marisa
Marisa Tellez
Executive Director
Crocodile Research Coalition
Dr. Marisa Tellez is the executive director of the Crocodile Research Coalition, a Belizean non-profit that promotes the conservation of crocodiles, their habitat and adjacent wildlife throughout Central American and the Caribbean through research, education and community involvement. Her team conducts various research that includes population biology, environmental toxicology, wildlife disease, habitat preservation, and using drone technology and game camera traps to monitor local wildlife. Additionally, community outreach is important to the coalition.