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September 27, 2017

After a While, Crocodile

In southern Mexico, near the Belize border, a wild American crocodile lies in wait. The crocodile can remain underwater for 30 minutes if necessary, which gave Your Shot photographer Jimmy S. time to get the perfect shot. "They are smart and quick when they hunt," he says, "so you better watch your back when you focus on shooting. Especially when I have to get really close to their teeth." This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Jimmy S., National Geographic Your Shot

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