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The best animal photos of March 4/2/2011

An American alligator pokes it head out of the water as the rest of its body lurks beneath a mass of water lilies on the Anhinga Trail.

Photo: Caitie Leary/MNN

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Lurking beneath the lilies

An American alligator pokes it head out of the water as the rest of its body lurks beneath a mass of water lilies on the Anhinga Trail in Everglades National Park in southern Florida on March 4.