I give him an A for effort, but they know he’s there. He’s much bigger than he looks.
When the gators are swimming around their size is misleading.
You can tell he’s not a little guy. However…
That’s about 8 feet (2.5 meters) of Alligator.
BTW, if you view the first photo in full size you can spot more ‘tails’ hidden in the green shoreline.