14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Silver Gator

This mature alligator was sunning on a submerged tree in the Hillsborough River near Tampa, Florida. The light filtering through the mature forest struck the alligator in such a way as to make the reptile look silver in color.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2015
Date Uploaded: 08.2016
Photo Location: Tampa, Florida, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © George Sanker