Large, appr. 9', AOR
I'm downloading the picture hoping that others can see the gator- I was out hiking on the bittern marsh early this morning and saw two of them gliding along in the marsh. The marsh has been dry for awhile and has only rehydrated with all the rain we have gotten. Therefore, I was surprised to see two alligators!
1 small (5-6ft?) alligator basking on log with large red-eared sliders on cloudy morning.
The area I spotted the critter was a National Historical Park and Preserve.
Cocodrilo americano saliendo de un humedal dentro del campo de golf de moon palace cancún
Cocodrilo americano nadando en la laguna nichupte frente al club med cancún
The Crocodilia (or Crocodylia) are an order of large, predatory, semi-aquatic reptiles. They appeared 83.5 million years ago in the Late Cretaceous period (Campanian stage) and are the closest living relatives of birds, as the two groups are the only known survivors of the Archosauria. Members of the crocodilian total group, the clade Pseudosuchia, appeared about 250 million years ago in the Early Triassic period, and diversified during the Mesozoic era. The order Crocodilia includes the...