Rare American Crocodile Goes for a Swim in Shallow Surf of Hollywood Beach

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An American crocodile was spotted taking a dip on Hollywood Beach in Hollywood, Florida, on November 20, causing a stir among people in the area as these native crocs are rarely seen.

American crocodiles, or “Crocodylus acutus,” are found in brackish and salt-water areas of coastal south Florida and the Caribbean, and are particularly shy around humans, according to the National Park Service. Credit: Twitter/Kate Crem via Storyful