16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Paynes Prairie IV

Shortly after sunrise in Paynes Prairie State Park, this alligator surfaced next to the boardwalk, keeping a wary eye on its hatchlings.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
Copyright: © Mitch Marty