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18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
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A curious American saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus acutes) shows off his toothy grin as he swims right up to a motionless snorkeler in the murky shallows of a mangrove swamp in Cuba's protected marine reserve, "Jardines de la Reina".

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Date Taken: 03.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: n/a, Cuba
Copyright: © JillAnne McCarty