A Florida couple hopes they no longer find any more unwanted guests inside their backyard after discovering an eight-foot alligator floating in their pool.
Sharon Bente heard a noise in her backyard in Bradenton, Fla. about 4 a.m. Thursday when she found the gator taking a dip in the... more »
A man who stepped out of his car in Alligator Alley to view one of the deadly reptiles was bitten by a poisonous snake.
Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue spokesman Mike Jachles said the 29-year-old man from Boynton Beach was bitten on the foot by a water moccasin Saturday evening... more »
The hiss of an alligator could soon have something to do with the hum of a diesel engine. Researchers at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette have found that gator fat, which is typically thrown out at meat processing plants, makes great biodiesel.
"Everybody's buzzing about putting a gator... more »
Trappers are heading back into the rivers and bayous for 30 days of gator trapping. Every year, Louisiana Wildlife officials hand out a set number of tags. Every time a trapper catches a gator, they slap on a tag and collect their cash. This year might be a little different.... more »
A Eunice Police Officer inspecting a truck stuck in a ditch was surprised to find an alligator carcass in the back of the truck. Ryan Joseph Dartez and Cody James Lejeune, both of Crowley, got the truck stuck in the ditch behind Bellard's Pharmacy in Eunice and Police were called... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - There's a new pair of white alligator hatchlings at the Audubon Nature Institute. White gators found 22 years ago have become a signature animal for the institute, which owns the Audubon Zoo, the Aquarium of the Americas, and the Audubon Insectarium - where the new hatchlings... more »