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Alligator and Baby
Photographer: Meg Puente
Location: Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee Wildlife Preserve
Story: 
This mother American alligator had about 13 babies in this clutch. I had hoped to catch the Mom transporting babies on her head, but had to settle for this one of the baby cuddling up to Mom's side. I think it demonstrates the incredible size difference, even when the little ones are a few weeks old.
Digital Alterations: 
Dodging and sharpening
Camera Information: Nikon D300s, f/8, 1/1250, ISO 400
Special Equipment: