Growing Up Fast

Growing Up Fast , Alligator (1)

That statement is usually followed up with a nice ‘cheek pinch’.

I’ll skip that here.

Growing Up Fast
Growing Up Fast

He is part of a clutch we have photographed multiple times in the past. And yes, getting bigger. They grow about a foot a year for the first 3-4 years.

Female Alligators are territorial and build a big nest in the reeds and grasses as home. They can lay 50 eggs a year, in that nest.

I have not seen her nest but several generations of young are still around it. This day she was missing, or watching us from the reeds.

 

 

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