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    Edit Photo Details Close encounters of the dinosaur kind   #wildlife #underwater #teeth #split #crocodile #croc
    Up close and personal with Gambit, a 12ft long American Crocodile in Banco Chinchorro, Mexico. She was close enough to me, that at times I could hear her pointy teeth clacking against the glass of my camera housing's dome port. She had come up for air and just slowly walked to me, after a few seconds in the surface, she went back to the bottom to continue her stalking, waiting game.
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    I really love this image, but reading in the caption that you could hear this crocodile's teeth against your camera glass just makes this image so real. Just staring at this image from my office desk, I can also hear the teeth bouncing off the glass and I can't lie this is just terrifying, but such an incredible moment to witness! It's an image and an encounter straight out of a Jurassic Park film! Excellent work.

    Matt Adams
    Senior Producer, Nat Geo Your Shot
    Photo Details
    Date Taken: Aug 3, 2018
    Date Uploaded: Aug 27, 2018
    Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
    Focal Length: 17 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/200 sec
    Aperture: f/11
    ISO: 200
    Copyright: © Santiago Zurbia Flores Otero
    Categories: Animals, Nature
    Assignments: My Best Photos of 2018, Close Encounters, My Best Photos of August 2018
    Contests: 2018 National Geographic Photo Contest