American crocodile

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Photographed near the Nicaragua/Costa Rica border. During our six hour river journey between Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui and Tortuguero we saw many crocodiles. This one was easily the biggest and allowed our boat to get close in before it turned and lowered itself into the water.

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Sandra Hazen