Yes, That’s A Raccoon On An Alligator. Long Live Florida.
It’s not unusual to see strange things in Florida, but a raccoon seemingly chilling on gator? That may be new one—even for us
Richard Jones, a Palatka resident, snapped the picture Sunday morning at Ocala National Forest.
The image was a lucky shot of a fleeting moment, Jones told WFTV in an interview. “Definitely the photo of a lifetime,” he said.
The photo has generated a lot of buzz, receiving coverage from major news outlets including NBC, ABC, Time and GQ. Of course, the content allowed for some very creative headlines. Here are some of our favorites:
For more information on the lucky snap, head over to WFTV.
Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated the raccoon was on the gator's head.