The Adventures of Junior and Spike the Wonder Dog. Book Eighteen: On the Bayou
The family journeys to the bayou, where they launch their boat, see a bobcat, butterflies, Osprey, catch a gar fish, before pitching a tent, see a flying squirrel, bat and raccoon, Spike chases an alligator away from the campsite. While continuing through the bayou, Dad tells a story about a pirate boy and his dog. Later that day Spike gets in a confrontation with an alligator snapping turtle.