paulnicklen This is the kind of encounter you hope for. He was a large and impressive animal, and it was humbling to enter his lair. As this American crocodile swam out from the mangrove forest in which he resides, I knew that, in the absence of mangroves, encounters like this wouldn’t happen. This is what an ocean looks like when you protect it. Filmed #OnAssignment with @Sea_Legacy in the Gardens of the Queens, Cuba.