Bayou Black -

2415 Rosedale Avenue, Suite H

Muscle Shoals, AL 35661

(256) 320-5560

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Alice as she watches me from a distance of only about 6'. I took this shot while kneeling pretty close to the edge of the water. In retrospect, the raccoons wouldn't even set foot in the water's edge. I might have been a little foolish getting this shot. We were told an account by a local guide about a similar encounter in which the alligator lunged forward without warning, grabbing the women's camera by the lens. The camera strap was still around her neck and people with her held on to her while the guide cut the camera strap with a knife. The alligator took the expensive lens, leaving the women with the camera body and her life....