Photo of the Day

A night shot of an alligator in a Florida state park
April 15, 2012

Alligator, Florida

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

I made this image at Myakka River State Park in Sarasota, Florida, this past spring. There had been no rain in the river valley for quite a while, and the waters were at drought level. I found this guy in a shallow depression in the riverbed, along with some trapped fish, and knew I had a good chance for an evening shot with flash.

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)

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Photograph by Larry Lynch, My Shot

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