Safely aboard a pontoon boat, the guide took us as close as was prudent to this 10-foot long alligator who was guarding her clutch of eggs. The telephoto lens made it appear closer than we actually dared go. After the eggs hatch, she will get the little ones into the water where she will continue to guard against anything or anyone who would threaten her offspring. No one would want to get too close to her or the baby gators; that would not make her happy, and if mamma ain’t happy…
Retired physician with interests in writing, photography, music, and astronomy. I have written multiple stories of life experiences, travel, and astronomy, and have been playing the ukulele for 10 years. My wife Fairy and I travel frequently to the Pacific Islands of Hawaii, and French Polynesia, and I have learned several of their native-language songs.
This blog will be a forum to share experiences with family and friends.
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