A crocodile has been reportedly spotted at the No. 2 Beach on the outskirts of Freetown.
The No.2 Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Sierra Leone used more for outings by social clubs, organizations and religious houses.
BY KAI B. SAQUEE-MARKETING OFFICER NTBThis newly identified amphibious is also known scientifically as Osteolaemus tetraspis or commonly called African Dwarf Crocodile with a measured size of 1.8 metres (5.9 feet) to be precise. Such rare specimen are exceptionally large specimens that can be found in all species of crocodilian class.
Tourism is about the sustainable movement of people from their places of origin to other destinations. However there should be things that must pull the interest of the traveller to that Eco-Tourism site, and this is what River No 2 is driving at.
The more attractions deposited be natural or artificial drive the interest of both local and international tourists, to view, feel and taste our tourism endowment all through their stay.
Since the rains begun, the country and communities are experiencing nature at its best, the new spotted Crocodile at River No.2, the most visited Water Fall at Mambo will now also add up for the prime spots.
The West African dwarf crocodile is the world’s smallest crocodile, growing up to 1.8 metres (5.9 feet). It is found alone or in pairs, in burrows and the hollows on low lying tree branches at the waters edge. It is a heavily armoured crocodile, which is dark in colour on the back and sides with a yellowish belly featuring many black patches.
More update on the unveiling prevalence in subsequent edition