Dominique Rissolo helps Derek Smith measure and photo-document a partial crocodile skeleton that was discovered during an ecological survey near Vista Alegre. Ecological surveys were conducted all around the site to create a picture of the current flora and fauna to compare with data found in archaeological records as well as the ecological records from the cores.

Dominique Rissolo helps Derek Smith measure and photo-document a partial crocodile skeleton that was discovered during an ecological survey near Vista Alegre. Ecological surveys were conducted all around the site to create a picture of the current flora and fauna to compare with data found in archaeological records as well as the ecological records from the cores. Image courtesy of Proyecto Costa Escondida Maritime Maya 2011 Expedition, NOAA-OER.

 

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