17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Juvenile alligator at Avery Island

This juvenile alligator was in a nest with about 8 others near a footpath in the Jungle Garden at Avery Island, Louisiana. The mother alligator watched from a few feet offshore.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Lydia, Louisiana, United States of America
Camera: DMC-FZ70
Copyright: © Daryl McGrath