The impressive photo of a crocodile in Cuba that won the top prize at the Mangrove Photography Awards (and other spectacular images from the competition)

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Tanya Houppermans was the big winner of this year’s Mangrove Photography Awards, for her close-up of a crocodile surrounded by mangroves in Cuba’s Jardines de la Reina archipelago.

image source, Tanya Houppermans

Now in its eighth year, this competition organized by the Mangrove Action Project aims to showcase the relationships between wildlife, coastal communities and mangrove forests.

In addition, it seeks to expose the fragility of these unique ecosystemsboth above and below water.

Jardines de la Reina is an archipelago off the coast of Cuba and has been a protected site since 1996.

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