We saw an odd variety of creatures and things today. The beach had lots of jellyfish, including Portuguese Men of War, cannonballs, and moon jellyfish. Later, at the Port A birding center, we saw a northern shoveler with an itching problem, an American alligator (my first in the wild) lurking in the reeds, a monarch butterfly, and later, shopping for Bubba Gump’s shrimp, an irritated shop owner’s sign.
Portuguese Man of War:
Northern shoveler with an itching problem:
An American Alligator tail:
And finally, how they do it in Texas: