20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Ibis Uh-Oh: Bird Reads Alligator Warning Sign

In south Florida, alligators may be present in any inland body of water, and there are usually warning signs posted to that effect. In this image, an ibis appears to be reading the warning sign before venturing into the pond.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Greenacres, Florida, United States of America
Copyright: © Sheryl Kahn