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Taking a Rest

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 21 December 2011 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

An alligator spotted taking a rest on a large rock, just out of the mouth of Haulover Creek in Belize City, Belize.

Photo captured November 16, 2011.

NIKON D7000 1/200 second F/7.1 ISO 200 105 mm

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Stefanie from Paris, France

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What an impressive animal.

21 Dec 2011 7:18am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Love that light !

21 Dec 2011 9:10am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Great capture - and very neat piece of camouflage!

21 Dec 2011 10:12am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

One snapper snapped napping by another snapper!

21 Dec 2011 10:15am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Ha ha... good one, Curly. Great shot of this well camouflaged 'gator.

21 Dec 2011 2:43pm

Phil David Morris 2011 from Saskatoon, New York, Canada

The light is beautiful on this alligator, would love some luggage from this one.
Beautiful photo.

21 Dec 2011 6:00pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Fantastic shot again, Steven! I like Curly's comment ;-) Thanks for all your kind words sir ;-)

21 Dec 2011 6:20pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Well, I guess you don't go swimming there! Great shot!

21 Dec 2011 8:49pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Neat capture. Wonderful markings

21 Dec 2011 9:46pm

franz from Baden, Austria

cool ... almost invisible against the surroundings! i hope it had just eaten and you didn't get too close anyhow ... ;-))

21 Dec 2011 10:14pm

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

Wow...cool shot!

21 Dec 2011 11:12pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Beautiful animal and so very colorful - excellent shot of this gator Steven!

22 Dec 2011 2:00am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

I hope you didn't have to wade too far out into the creek to get this shot. ;–)

22 Dec 2011 11:05pm