The real reason he was in the brush was to walk across the dike dirt road. He wanted to go into the marsh with it’s deep water. Me walking around threw him off for a while.
When I finally moved further away he came out from another hiding spot and walked on over.
If you read the other 2 articles you will see how difficult it is to know just how big a large Alligator is.
I would call him a small Toyota.