Wednesday, July 1, 2015

“A #crocodile peers out from under a #mangrove near a...



“A #crocodile peers out from under a #mangrove near a research station in Jardines de Reina, in Cuba. @heislerphoto caught the creature on camera while sitting on the edge of the water nearby. As relations between the United States and #Cuba warm, Cuban officials insist that the country’s strong environmental laws and commitment to protecting natural resources will hold up in the face of American money and influence. But some are worried about the effects a flood of American tourists and dollars might have on Cuba’s pristine coral reefs, mangrove forests, national parks and organic farms — environmental assets that are source of pride for the country. #🐊” By nytimes on Instagram.



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