Young alligator in a storm water detention pond on the 417 expressway.
A large Reptile
Alligator mississppiensis, the American alligator; Lake county, Florida; 02 May 2015. http://phostracks.com.
Juvenile alligator at St Andrews State Park
Found at Estero Llano Grande State Park in Weslaco, Texas
Juvenile alligator at Sweetwater Wetlands Preserve
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...