Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Wordless Wednesday - May 21, 2008

These pictures came from my friend Scott as he was driving out of the area where he lives, about 20 - 25 miles from where I'm at. Don't ever let anyone tell you that there are no alligators in northern Louisiana.

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Anonymous Jean at Penny Lane said...

Is that Lyle Lyle the Crocodile out for a walk?
Well, the good thing is, that you did not find him at your front door step or in your yard hiding under a bush.

My WW is a lovely sandcastle -- you might want to stop over and refresh yourself!

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 7:05:00 AM CDT  
Blogger Marsha said...

I live in too tame an area for an alligator to wander into, not that it couldn't happen but it's not likely. Scott lives next to a Wildlife Refuge so it's not a surprise that he would see this. Besides, Mr. Woody K. Nibs, the great hunter cat, would make short work of this guy at my house! lol

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 7:13:00 AM CDT  
Anonymous Borski and Nai said...

was that croc out on the wild? i wouldn't wanna be in the shoes of the one who took that shot..

hope you can also check out our WW posts here and here

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 8:01:00 AM CDT  
Anonymous Love 2B Homeschoolers said...

Holy cow, that is strictly a "zoo shot" here in CT. I can't even imagine running into a beastie like that in the wild!

Thanks for stopping by to see my WW shot!

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 8:15:00 AM CDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh wow! Here in PA we don't see those in the wild! But I have seen one in Northern Florida--they are so much bigger in person than at the zoo!

Great shots :)

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 9:09:00 AM CDT  
Blogger Bunny Trails said...

That would just scare the daylights out of me! And maybe the bejeebers! LOL!! Great shots, though. :D

Happy WW!

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 9:43:00 AM CDT  
Blogger carrie said...

Uh, that would FREAK me out!

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 9:49:00 AM CDT  
Anonymous Bodhipaksa said...

I hope Scott was using a long lens!

That's a scary-looking creature.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 9:50:00 AM CDT  
Blogger Lily said...

Nope, Nope, Nope, that's not right to see something like that on the side of the road! They are great pictures, but I think I would keep on moving!

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 10:27:00 AM CDT  
Blogger SandyCarlson said...

I don't think our guinea pig would be able to fend off this green dude. What a being!

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 10:27:00 AM CDT  
Blogger Maya said...

i'll keep that in mind. i'll faint if i see one.
Happy WW.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 10:39:00 AM CDT  
Blogger Vered said...

I agree with Lily... WOW. I've never seen anything quite like this, except in horror films!

I am speechless. :)

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 10:43:00 AM CDT  
Blogger Suzie said...

What a great animal

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 10:54:00 AM CDT  
Blogger elementary historyteacher said...

Oh my! I'd be scared to have any kind of car trouble along the highway....

Thanks for visiting "Got Bible" and I agree with you re: science and religion. :)

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 10:55:00 AM CDT  
Blogger Small City Scenes said...

Whoa, he is huge and looks very full already---but I wouldn't want to tempt him. MB
PS> I hope your back gets better---I know what you mean by aging gracefully--where is Grace anyway. MB.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 11:10:00 AM CDT  
Blogger poor man's nicole richie said...

looks like you got company.
this is scary not just for captain hook.
c",) Morning Sniffles

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 11:11:00 AM CDT  
Anonymous Randall said...

Great photos. I hope they were taken with a long lens!

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 11:18:00 AM CDT  
Blogger WillThink4Wine said...

Shhhh. Don't tell my mother, but we have alligators very close to our house, much closer then she imagines!

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 11:30:00 AM CDT  
Blogger Snap Catch said...

ohh!!! nice one for WW! mine's up too hope you can drop by...

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 11:32:00 AM CDT  
Blogger Neen said...

I don't know how I'd react if I seen one so close to my home.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 11:53:00 AM CDT  
Blogger Shana said...

Hi, popping in from the WW site. That is one big alligator! Happy WW!! :o)

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 11:57:00 AM CDT  
Blogger Robert said...

I think I'd rather put up with the potential of earthquakes here in California rather than risk seeing of of THOSE in my yard. Eeeek! It sure makes for a great picture though. I just prefer to shoot them through the glass at the zoo. :)

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 1:04:00 PM CDT  
Blogger S2 said...


I would have guessed Florida.

Who knew?!

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 1:13:00 PM CDT  
Blogger Jennifer Robin said...

I'm not sure that I would have stuck around to take those pictures! Your friend obviously isn't a ninny like me!

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 1:48:00 PM CDT  
Blogger Dette said...


I think - no, I KNOW I would freak.

lol - I doubt Joel would want to take this one on!!

Props to Scott for the shots!

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 2:51:00 PM CDT  
Blogger haleyhughes said...

That's a really impressive gator. I'll never doubt there are gators in northern Louisiana again.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 3:06:00 PM CDT  
Blogger Toni said...

Wow. I don't think I would want to run up on that fellow!!!

Not really an issue here in TN but you never know...

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 3:33:00 PM CDT  
Blogger Momma said...

{{shudder}} - I hope he was the in safety of his car when he shot the photographs! Gators are fast!

Peace - D

(Thanks for visiting my post today!)

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 3:42:00 PM CDT  
Blogger smilnsigh said...

Yikes! Noooooo words necessary!!! Except for Eeeeeeeeek!

Re: Your comment in Mary Beth's blog entry...

The recent moon was the May Full Flower Moon.

The New Moon is at a different time of the month. But there is a New Moon and a Full Moon, each and every month. :-)

But one of the 'Twilight' series of books, is called 'New Moon.' Perhaps that is what Mary Beth was thinking of...

'When Twilight Embraces'

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 5:16:00 PM CDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Alligators! That's one creature you do not want to run into in the middle of the night! :)

Happy WW! Thanx for stopping by.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 5:45:00 PM CDT  
Blogger Jared said...

Crocs scare me! We went on a tor of the Okefenokee (sp?) swamp last year. WAY to many crocs in close vicinity to me! :D

BTW: Thanks for visiting and commenting on my WW post!

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 6:01:00 PM CDT  
Blogger Raven said...

Wow! They are so primeval looking. I wouldn't want to meet one along the road. Isn't he supposed to be in the water? What's he doing inland? Eeek.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 7:18:00 PM CDT  
Blogger Mariposa said...

God...those creatures scares me!

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 8:37:00 PM CDT  
Blogger Hagar's Daughter said...

Happy WW! What a "scary" creature.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 9:04:00 PM CDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That's out in the public and not in the zoo??!! *gulpz*

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 10:11:00 PM CDT  
Blogger Gattina said...

Oh geez ! I just imagine that charming companion in my garden, lol ! We only have crocodiles in the Zoo !

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 10:57:00 PM CDT  
Blogger Junebug said...

Wow! Look at that smile! :P

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 11:23:00 PM CDT  
Blogger Green Eyed Girl said...

Wow, those are huge!!!

Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 8:04:00 AM CDT  
Blogger Colleen said...

Ew...glad I don't live near these guys!

Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 9:51:00 AM CDT  
Blogger Krissi said...

I live in FL and we have gators EVERYWHERE. I stay away from all bodies of water - even though I laugh at the signs that say "WARNING! Do not feed or molest Alligators!"

Thanks for commenting on my WW, too :)

Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 1:16:00 PM CDT  
Blogger Liss said...

WOW! That was the best WW I've seen. That was just awesome.

Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 9:31:00 PM CDT  

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