Blind Alligator Reflected in Waters

« Back to Okefenokee Swamp-Blackwater Country, April, 1992 National Geographic Magazine

A blind American alligator glides through reflective waters of the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. The once endangered species hunts in the darkness of night.<br />
An adult alligator can live 30 to 35 years in the wild, growing 8-12 feet long and weighing from 500 to 1,000 pounds.
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A blind American alligator glides through reflective waters of the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. The once endangered species hunts in the darkness of night.
An adult alligator can live 30 to 35 years in the wild, growing 8-12 feet long and weighing from 500 to 1,000 pounds.
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