Photo of the Day #530: Cuban crocodile

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A Cuban crocodile (Crocodylus rhombifer), photographed at the National Zoo.

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Very close picture of a Cuban crocodile's business end! I remember a news report on these endangered animals, unusual for their very active lifestyles, extreme aggression, and the prominent "horns" on their heads. It would truly be a shame if these unique animals were allowed to disappear.

By Raymond Minton (not verified) on 23 Mar 2009 #permalink