May 9, 2011

Who Goes There?

SDP  5-9-11
We're back at Myakka State Park for today's post. This waterway is the Myakka River, which meanders for 58 miles through this part of the Sunshine State. It's a well known habitat for alligators....which leads me to this photo. See the gator? Usually, I don't see them in this part of the park. I spotted it instantly, but then lost it. Even though I was standing safely atop a boardwalk a good distance away, losing track of what had appeared to be a substantial alligator gave me the heebie-jeebies. So, I was a smidge relieved when I located him again. (Look for the brown lump in the lower third of the left side of the pic.) Tomorrow, I'll show you what he was up to a few minutes later.

6 comments:

cieldequimper said...

Shudder!!!!

We are: clamco said...

Ok, so I made the picture bigger, put my nose up to the monitor and I still don't see it! Ack!

SRQ said...

It's along the waterline...about a quarter inch from the left side of your screen. Look for the dark ridges on its back.

Lois said...

Yep I see him! They are good at hiding in plain sight.

James Mark said...

Scary indeed. I wouldn't like to be around a crocodile without my Swiss army knife.

Jack said...

I'm going to pretent I see him, but I don't. But, I spend enough time in the Sunshine State that I have seen my share.