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an American alligator underwater in the Everglades
October 19, 2018

Beneath the Surface

At the bottom of a cypress swamp in the northern Everglades, an American alligator waits for prey. As rising seas force salt water into the Everglades, alligators may be edged out by crocodiles, which can excrete excess salt through their tongues. Buy a print of this photo.

This photo was originally published in “How the Parks of Tomorrow Will Be Different.”

Photograph by Keith Ladzinski, National Geographic

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