Photographing these guys is a two step process.
- Big smile, check settings, and raise camera.
- Stop quickly, look everywhere, and raise camera again.
Female Alligators protect their young up to three years. In general that’s up to a three foot Alligator.
Most here are not that big.
Several at best are a foot, which is their first year.
No Mom around, that we could see.
The female has a nest site around here since we have been seeing all sizes of young for a while now.
ACE Basin, South Carolina.