Yesterday, we attended a presentation by local game wardens about alligators. Apparently, more of them than I knew live in our area. It's a little unnerving to think about, so I just tried to concentrate on the fascinating facts that we were learning.
I was very proud of our son who was brave enough to hold both of the alligators. This picture shows him holding the smaller of the two.
After the alligator presentation, we strolled through some of the trails at the park. Here are some of the creatures we saw.
This one gave me the "creepy-crawlies."
A lizard of some sort:
This one's nice and cute, but I couldn't help wondering if there were any alligators lurking nearby.
The best part of the day, as always, was watching my children's awe and wonder: