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June 25, 2005

Saturday on the Gator Gal

Today we went to Myakka River State Park to ride the air boat and look for alligators.

T7, C4, J8 and R5 in front of the Gator Gal.





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That is a great outing/excursion. If you go in cooler weather, e.g. November to April, you'll most likely see even more 'gators. In hot weather they stay under water to be cooler.

Posted by: FL Grandma at June 26, 2005 02:23 PM

Reason # 347 to live in Oregon: We have blue herons WITHOUT the gators.

Posted by: sparrow at June 26, 2005 06:28 PM

What a great looking crew you've got there. Is it just me, or is R8 the spitting image of your husband? :)

Posted by: Megan at June 26, 2005 08:26 PM

This brings back happy memories! We honeymooned in Sarasota and took a ride on the Gator Gal one afternoon. Didn't see many gators, but the guide pointed out the many marsh hens and anhingas about. (We learned that anhingas are the non-waterproof waterfowl. They have to spread their wings to dry out after a dip in the water.)

Posted by: Michael Bates at June 26, 2005 11:35 PM

LOVE the pic of the boys. Adorable. I wish we could have joined you on the hunt. I think my boys would have gone C R A Z Y! They get excited about looking for ants.

Posted by: Carol at June 27, 2005 08:04 AM

about two years ago, i casually mentioned that you had to be careful when you swim in a lake because of the alligators. after he stopped laughing, he informed me that alligators are regional. i just assumed that lakes=alligators. i still find it hard to believe that there are lakes without gators.

Posted by: amy at June 27, 2005 09:09 AM

That looks like a lot of fun.

Posted by: gid at June 27, 2005 10:32 AM

Nice blog, see you at internet.

Posted by: jalberto at June 27, 2005 12:32 PM

Great looking boys! I know my boys would of loved to see gators!

Posted by: Amie at June 27, 2005 08:31 PM

oh how wonderful! So glad you got to go 'gator hunting' with the boys - you can't do that in many places!! Back in the world of heat, humidity and crazy wildlife. Makes me want to go read some Carl Hiaasen. :)

Posted by: Laura at June 28, 2005 05:24 AM

Handsome lads! See you later!

Posted by: bonnie at June 30, 2005 11:06 PM

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