Approximately 7-8' in length.
Approximately 2' length.
Approximately 11' in length.
Saw several from 12" to about 7'. None seemed at all concerned by the many people walking past.
My first gators!
Three observed during visit. Each was solitary. 2 in the water & 1 on a log.
The American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis), sometimes referred to colloquially as a gator or common alligator, is a large crocodilian reptile endemic to the southeastern United States. It is one of two living species in the genus Alligator within the family Alligatoridae; it is larger than the other extant alligator species, the Chinese alligator. Adult male American alligators measure 3.4 to 4.6 m (11 to 15 ft) in length, and can weigh 453 kg (999 lb). Females are smaller, measuring around...