(WFLA) — Dozens of alligators with sparkling orange eyes had been noticed mendacity in wait within the swamps of Floridas Big Cypress National Preserve.
In a Facebook, put up natural world photographer Bobby Wummer described the early morning picture shoot as “an eerie experience.”
Wummer mentioned he ventured out within the pre-dawn hours to seize and light up the eyes of a few South Florida alligators.
“I used my Canon wide-angle lens and a flash to light up the scene,” Wummer wrote within the put up. “I have to admit it truly was an eerie experience.”
Even although Wummer was once status on upper flooring than the gators, he admitted he was once “truly outnumbered” via the “magnificent Florida dinosaurs.”
“There were so many more gators than the images show, Wummer wrote in a separate Instagram post. “I use the Canon wide-angle lens and I still couldn’t get all the gators into the photo, this is actually cropped from that wide-angle lens photo.”
Big Cypress is over 729,000 acres of preserved freshwater swampland that borders the Everglades to the northwest, TMX reportd. In addition to alligators, Big Cypress is house to the endangered Florida panther.