Favorite Spot Was Shallow Today, Alligator

Favorite Spot Was Shallow Today, Alligator

He had to walk rather than swim today. The water level was very low.

Favorite Spot Was Shallow Today, Alligator
Favorite Spot Was Shallow Today, Alligator

This is an ‘Alligator Spot’. You can rely on one of a few being right there.

This is good for many reasons, not the least being it is a clear open view in an old garden pond…with visitors to Charlestons Magnolia Plantation. A trail from the popular plantation house circles this pond.

The number one question we get if there is ‘have you seen any Alligators’. Being me… I just point without looking. He does the rest.

Favorite Spot Was Shallow Today, Alligator
Favorite Spot Was Shallow Today, Alligator

When no one is around they climb out here, walk across the same tourist trail, and head over to the Ashley River to eat. At rare times the timing is bad and a visitor doesn’t need to ask. They see him, right there with them.

Now that’s fun to watch.

 

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