I'm not sure if he's smiling for the camera, or because he likes his lunch served in a kayak.
Saw this 8ft female with four small ones about 2-3ft. She swam right up to the water's edge when I stopped. Observed in San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge.
Red-eared slider creeped up log while viewing.
Approximately 5 ft.
Alligator was approx 2.5-3' in length. Was out sunning near entrance to den.
3 seen @ City Lake.