The vast Zapata swamp in on the southern coast of Cuba had long been on my wish list of mangrove sites, both because of its unique wildlife and also because of the basic intrigue of this country that has cocked a snoot at the Western world. My first quest was the Cuban crocodile. . . Read more »
Freshwater turtle warming itself on a mangrove root in the Hatiguanica River. Photo by Kennedy Warne.