Everglades National Park, Florida

Below: We stopped our car for this 3-inch-long Eastern Lubber Grasshopper crossing the road. What a bizarre insect ... and large! If you try to pick one up they will hiss and spray toxic foam on you.

Grasshopper from Pluto

Below: Alligators lounging around.


Below: Young alligator sunning himself.

Young Alligator

Below: Alligator swimming close to us.

Swimming Alligator

Below: Beautiful Anhinga spreading his wings (nice lunch for an alligator).