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This monster of the swamps came charging at me with blood on its mind, and quickly ran me down, Biting with full force I wondered whether this might be the end, but reassured myself with the fact that death was unlikely from a 7-inch long lizard biting my shoe. This baby cant have been older than a week and was hanging out with 5 other siblings, though no sign of the mum. Apparently, like with humans, some mother gators are responsible and guard their babies ferociously, while others couldn't care less. This baby's mother apparently belonged to the latter school of mothering.
Agricultural drainage canals.