15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The back of an alligator skimming the water's surface.

On one of my regular trips to the North Carolina Zoo, the American Alligators decided to turn their backs to spectators, so I worked with they gave me.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 07.2017
Photo Location: Asheboro, North Carolina, United States of America
Copyright: © Amanda Poteat