Gator busts through kitchen window, breaks bottles of wine

U.S. 05/31/19, 15:42

Authorities say an 11-foot (3.4-meter) alligator busted through a kitchen window and broke several bottles of red wine in a Florida home before it was captured. Police tweeted that the gator was removed from Mary Wischhusen's Clearwater condominium early Friday. No one was injured. See you later, alligator ? A scaly 11-foot-long ...

Clotilda: Last US slave ship discovered among gators, snakes

U.S. 05/23/19, 14:34

The old wooden ship hull didn't look like much when researchers first saw it: just broken, waterlogged boards and a few pieces of rusted metal, all stuck in the muddy bottom of a bug-infested Alabama bayou where an alligator and poisonous water moccasins swam nearby.Months later, after hundreds of hours ...

‘Alligator’ Ron is a guardian of South Florida’s waterways

U.S. 02/11/19, 18:02

An emergency alert rang through Davie Elementary, a wooden two-room schoolhouse built so long ago that it's now a museum. Ron Bergeron was in the first grade."There was a Florida panther on the school grounds," Bergeron recalls with a chuckle.Surely, the school would shut down until the panther cleared the ...

Man says emotional support alligator helps his depression

U.S. 01/24/19, 11:22

A Pennsylvania man says his emotional support alligator helps him deal with his depression.Sixty-five-year-old Joie Henney, of York Haven, says his registered emotional support animal named Wally likes to snuggle and give hugs, despite being a 5-foot-long alligator. Philly.com reports Henney says he received approval from his doctor to use ...

Cracklins to boudin: Toups cookbook a treatise on Cajun food

U.S. 11/24/18, 11:58

Despite the title — "Chasing the Gator: Isaac Toups and the New Cajun Cooking" — there are no alligator entries in the New Orleans chef's new cookbook unless you count the photo of Toups' back and the alligator tattoo emblazoned across it. But there is an array of dishes that ...

Surprise: Large alligator found in Kansas City hot tub

Amazing 11/07/18, 21:11

A Missouri landlord stumbled upon an unwanted house guest while evicting a tenant: a large alligator in a hot tub.The tenant described the 150-pound reptile as "gentle as a puppy" after animal control workers were called to the Kansas City home on Wednesday. The workers also found two boa constrictors ...

Investigators want to know who left gator in Lake Michigan

U.S. 10/09/18, 10:49

Authorities don't know who dumped a four-foot-long reptile in Lake Michigan, but they now know what kind it is.After initially believing the animal spotted Monday swimming near Waukegan, Illinois, by a startled kayaker was a caiman, officials now say it is actually an alligator.Either way, it had no business paddling ...

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