Nuclear Power

American Crocs Thriving at Nuclear Plant

Just wait for the original SyFy movie.


It's hatchling season for American crocodiles and the imperiled species is thriving outside one South Florida nuclear power plant.

Canals for cooling water at Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant are prime croc habitat and have been credited with helping the crocodiles' recovery in Florida. Biologists hired by utility Florida Power and Light monitor the hundreds of crocodiles that roam the swamps surrounding the plant.