14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Yellow Dragonfly

This American Alligator was resting on a bed of vegetation in the wetlands of Big Cypress National Preserve. The yellow butterfly was landing and taking off repeatedly on his back until he eventually relocated his body in the water.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2016
Date Uploaded: 06.2016
Photo Location: Ochopee, Florida, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3100
Copyright: © Bonnie Masdeu