Alligator and Turtles

Winter Lounging

Even though it is winter, with some nights down to and below freezing temperatures, many Alligators are still out and about during the day around the swamp.

Alligator and Turtles
Alligator and Turtles

Supposedly they don’t eat it when it is cold, their metabolism slowing in a process called brumation.

I still want to keep my distance.

Sleeping Alligator
Sleeping Alligator at side of walking trail

8 thoughts on “Winter Lounging”

    1. As a former New Englander I never thought I’d become so accustomed to being around alligators. They still make me jump when one I didn’t see splashes into the water.

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