Monday (10-February-2014) — Florida

Gone to See America 2014 Road Trip. Day 10: Clyde Butcher’s Swamp Cottage.

Baby Alligator with five mosquitoes, next to the back pond at Clyde Butcher’s Swamp Cottage, Big Cypress Swamp in Florida. I didn’t realize that the baby alligators were this colorful.

Baby Alligator with (5) Mosquitoes. Next to the Back Pond at Clyde Butchers Swamp Cottage -- Big Cypress Swamp in Florida. Image taken with a Nikon Df camera and 400 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 1600, 400 mm, f/4, 1/60 sec). (David J Mathre)
Baby Alligator. Image taken with a Nikon Df camera and 400 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 1600, 400 mm, f/4, 1/60 sec). (David J Mathre)

Author: David Mathre

I am a scientist by training (Eckerd College, BSc; Caltech, Ph.D.). I worked for 27 years as a Chemist in the Pharmaceutical Industry developing processes to manufacture medicines for human and animal health. I now spend my time as a photographer and world traveler. My interests in photography include the natural world, wildlife, landscapes, skyscapes, and seascapes. I have traveled to over 50 countries over the last 10 years, often on Semester at Sea voyages. While at home in New Jersey, I spend time on a home renovation project and expanding my wildflower garden/meadow.

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