Unexpected Alliance

Category: Outdoor Scenes

 

Photo and caption by Mary Ellen Urbanski

I have seen alligators and turtles together in ponds before, but never like this! I was at Bluebill Pond in Harris Neck NWR when I saw what I thought was an alligator sunning itself on a stump. As I got closer I realized that it was actually perched on the back of a turtle! I wish I had been there to witness how this surprising esprit de corps had came to pass!

Location: Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge, Townsend, GA, USA

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