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Texas Gator


Texas Gator
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Copyright: John Coventry (jtcoven) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 18] (300)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2016-02-11
Categories: Reptiles
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/320 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-12-18 13:57
Viewed: 1184
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
An alligator is a crocodilian in the genus Alligator of the family Alligatoridae. The two living species are the American alligator (A. mississippiensis) and the Chinese alligator (A. sinensis).

American alligators live in freshwater environments, such as ponds, marshes, wetlands, rivers, lakes, and swamps, as well as in brackish environments.[14] When they construct alligator holes in the wetlands, they increase plant diversity and provide habitat for other animals during droughts.[15] They are, therefore, considered an important species for maintaining ecological diversity in wetlands

from Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alligator


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Hi John
A good one. A wider aperture probably would have made the picture much sharper.
Thanks for sharing.
Bala

  • Great 
  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2016-12-19 19:31]

Hello John,
A great close-up shot of this fine looking gator. Overall the sharpness is good, just a tad soft towards its snout. Good color and just the right amount of exposure.
Ron

Nice portrait of this Alligator.
The details are perfect.
Ram

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