17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Aligator fight in the Everglades

The aligator in the foreground is fleeing the attack of the darker reptile emerging from the water. It escaped, but lost a piece of its tale in the process.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Florida, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D610
Copyright: © Thomas J. Conroy