An American alligator suns itself after leaving the water near the Big Cypress Bend Boardwalk in the Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve. Like other reptiles, alligators regulate their body temperature by basking in the sunshine.

Photo by Garrett Hubbard, Daily News

An American alligator suns itself after leaving the water near the Big Cypress Bend Boardwalk in the Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve. Like other reptiles, alligators regulate their body temperature by basking in the sunshine.

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