The feature image of a Roseate Spoonbill was taken at Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge a couple of weeks ago.
Tricolored Heron pushing his luck with the big ole’ gator. In Florida, where there’s water, there is always a chance an alligator is somewhere to be found.
Auburn is a color between red and brown. It can be dark to light with gradients in between. Today I have given you sunsets, birds, an insect, a gator, rock formations in Arizona and a fall classic.
A reality that every living thing struggles to live in a their own environment. This turtle got too close to a small alligator. As much as my heart wanted to save the turtle….well…look at those teeth. Sorry for the turtle.
If there is standing water anywhere in Florida, fresh, salt or brackish (mix of fresh & salt), an American alligator could be lurking. Just like any wild animal, you don’t feed them and in most cases they will not bother you.
The American Alligator can be found in freshwater, brackish (fresh & saltwater) and have been known to get into saltwater as well. They can be found in the Southeastern United States, from Virginia & North Carolina to Florida. They also inhabit Texas, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Oklahoma & Tennessee.
Danger certainly puts things in perspective!
The feature image if you can see it is the Church Doors to the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Jacksonville, Florida.
Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge – It’s All About Nature.
Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge – Things that are Long. The log wasn’t long enough for the 2 of us. The gator wins today! This photo is for my buddy, Jim Borden who has made it apparent that he does not like alligators.… Continue Reading “CEE’S BLACK AND WHITE PHOTO CHALLENGE – Things that are Long”
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