1 basking on log; another in water quite a distance apart.
Juveniles near nest
Female and 1 baby seen from Overlook on Kiskadee Trail Loop.
A lot of baby gators were out today by the la chua trail boardwalk! One brood (liter? Pack?) of almost twenty babies and one momma were all together along the side! Really cool!
Most certainly a released pet.
Temperature was an estimated 75 F
Cloud cover was 85%
Alligator approached walkway and followed us closely, as if expecting to be fed. It was an estimated 8' long and had patches of algae growing on it.
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...