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Yearling

Yearling

Young alligator in its second year. Sometime in August of 2019 will be the second anniversary of its hatching. There is a small tent moth caterpillar in the water just below the gator's right front leg, visible as a line of about seven white dots. The caterpillar is about an inch long, giving an idea of the gator's size.

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Photo taken on 9 April 2019 (© BFS Man / Flickr)

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