Wordless Wednesday: Here Gator, Gator in the Florida Everglades

Alligator Swimming in Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, Florida
Alligator Swimming in Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, Florida

Looking for a place in Florida to spot alligators? Although not a guarantee – since gators are wild animals – Shark Valley in Everglades National Park is a pretty good bet to spot one. Alligators are pretty cool animals and definitely need to be respected.

Enjoy these snapshots of the prehistoric reptile in all its Everglades glory.

Baby gators are so cute! Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, Feb. 27, 2012
Baby gators are so cute! Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, Feb. 27, 2012
Somebody's tired. Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, Feb. 27, 2012
Somebody's tired. Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, Feb. 27, 2012
Chilling in the grass. Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, Feb. 27, 2012
Chilling in the grass. Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, Feb. 27, 2012
Danger! Danger! Never get as close to an alligator as these bicyclists. Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, Feb. 27, 2012
Danger! Danger! Never get as close to an alligator as these bicyclists. Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, Feb. 27, 2012
Gator crossing. Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, Feb. 27, 2012
Gator crossing. Always yield to the reptile. Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, Feb. 27, 2012
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Jennifer A. Huber is an award-winning travel and outdoor blogger and writer in Southwest Florida. Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., a hiking trail led her to a career path in the tourism industry for more than 30 years. She spent a decade with a park management company in Yellowstone, Death Valley, and Everglades National Parks. She founded the travel blog, SoloTravelGirl.com with the goal of inspiring others to travel alone, not lonely. The unexpected death of her former husband in 2008 reminded her how short life is. His passing was a catalyst for sharing her experiences with the goal of inspiring and empowering others to travel solo. Jennifer holds a Travel Marketing Professional certification from the Southeast Tourism Society, is a certified food judge, member of the NASA Social community, and alum of the FBI Citizens Academy. When not traveling, she is either in the kitchen, practicing her photography skills, or road tripping with her dog, Radcliff.

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