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Silver Gator

This mature alligator was sunning on a submerged tree in the Hillsborough River near Tampa, Florida. The light filtering through the mature forest struck the alligator in such a way as to make the reptile look silver in color.

TAGS: Alligator, Florida, River, United States

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Bass Harbor, Maine, United States of America
Member since 2014
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© George Sanker.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2015
Total Views: 28
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 9, 2016, 9:07 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D7100
Focal Length: 310mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO800
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PHOTO LOCATION Tampa, Florida, United States of America