A good sized alligator, over 6 feet, was resting at the edge of the pond in Brazos Bend State Park. It did not even open its eyes as people and dogs passed by on the trail.
Chilly alligator hanging out by some trash right off 441
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...