more than 25 sleeping alligators of medium size
iPhone pic taken through binoculars.
Medium sized alligator
Large alligator loafing on far bank of pond
Species: A. mississippiensis
On the afternoon of July 19, 2013 the XplorMor team was walking along a pier at Lake Okeechobee, Pahokee, Fl. We were waiting to photograph the sunset, and covering a motorboat race the next day, when we noticed an alligator swimming along with us...seemingly following us.
I guess the signs that read "Do Not Swim" were a good idea.
by John Milan
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 and larger than the other extant alligator species, the Chinese alligator. Adult male American alligators measure 3.4 m (11 ft) to 4.6 m (15 ft) in length, and can weigh 453 kg (999 lb). Females are smaller, measuring around 3 m (9.8 ft)....