University of Florida Campus Visit II: Real Live Gators

Does anyone else remember reading this book as a child, or is it just me?

Until this past weekend, this book (and Swamp People) were the only signifiers I really had for alligators (well, those and–less accurately–the Crocodile Hunter). The following photos (taken at Paynes Prairie Preserve outside of Gainesville, FL) are evidence that I now have a more realistic reference point for alligators:

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