16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
I Always Thought They Walked

I always thought that crocodiles spent their time floating on the water surface. Instead they’re more often than not, standing, either on all fours or just their hind legs. For me this just seemed like such a huge revelation, but they've probably been doing it for the last 200 million years.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Banco Chinchorro, Mexico
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Santiago Zurbia Flores Otero