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Snorkeller Risks Life to Swim With Alligators
Animals  (tags: florida, Miami's Jungle Island Zoo, wildlife, wild animals, alligators, swimming with, humans, endangered, extinction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 1912 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Alligators have the power to crush a man to death between their razor-sharp teeth, but this snorkeller is still brave enough to get up close and personal with them. Sean Manning, a zoo worker, swims fearlessly beside the 9ft long creatures without anythin
Gator Bites Dog! Video!!
Animals  (tags: dogs, alligators, attacked, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, pets )

Cher
- 2155 days ago - palmbeachpost.com
A Loxahatchee dog was attacked by an alligator, suffering broken bones and lacerations.
World's Most Endangered Alligator Released in China
Animals  (tags: alligators, China, released, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, endangered, extinction, protection, habitat, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2171 days ago - wcs.org
Three adult Chinese alligators - the world's most endangered crocodilian species - were successfully released in China recently by a team of biologists in an effort to help restore the species to the Yangtze River valley, the New York-based Wildlife
Alligator Found in Kitchen
Animals  (tags: alligators, humans, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2186 days ago - winnipegsun.com
The sound in the kitchen was more than mice. Authorities say a 69-year-old Florida woman found an almost 2.5-metre long alligator prowling in her kitchen late Monday night.
Teens Accused Of Trying to Steal Alligators From Mini Golf Course! Video!
Animals  (tags: alligators, babies, stealing, teens, crime, charges, felony, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2191 days ago - wftv.com
The five men are in jail for trying to steal alligators from a miniature golf course. It happened early Thursday morning along A-1-A in Daytona Beach Shores.
Antibiotic Alligator: Promising Proteins Lurk in Reptile Blood
Animals  (tags: alligators, antibiotics, proteins, bacteria, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2197 days ago - sciencenews.org
Researchers hunting for new antibiotics might get some aid from gator blood. Scientists are zeroing in on snippets of proteins found in American alligator blood that kill a wide range of disease-causing microbes and bacteria, including the formidable
Alligator Hunter's Plea: Please Don't Feed the Animals!
Animals  (tags: north carolina, wildanimals, wildlife, alligators, habitat, humans, protection, endangered )

Jacquelin
- 2202 days ago - islandpacket.com
It was 10 a.m. Tuesday and Joe Maffo's Critter Management had three alligator pulls to complete. Spring is when the animals come out of torper, similar to hibernation. In April, they begin to look for mates. Mark Galyon, a former Marine and Maffo'
South Florida Spring Brings Alligator Wanderlust, Keeps Wildlife Officers Busy Video
Animals  (tags: alligators, Florida, mating, humans, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2206 days ago - sun-sentinel.com
Rising temperatures are one indicator that South Florida's spring has sprung. Another seasonal sign: amorous alligators, on the move and looking for love in all the wrong places. "Gators get lonely. They say, 'Hey, there are no gals here. I'm going to
Alligators Slaughtered for Their Meat in Northern Brazil
Animals  (tags: alligators, slaughtered, environment, animals, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, habitat, crime )

Cher
- 2207 days ago - iht.com
Hunters invaded an environmental reserve in northern Brazil and slaughtered more than 700 alligators for their meat, officials said Tuesday. Environmental agents discovered eight tons of alligator meat on several barges during a routine investigation
Alligators Move Lungs to Dive and Roll in Water
Animals  (tags: alligators, animals, wildlife, wildanimals, research, study, interesting )

John (Aqu
- 2225 days ago - africa.reuters.com
(Reuters) - Alligators can stealthily manoeuvre through the water leaving nary a ripple, despite having neither fins nor flippers like other adept swimmers. Instead, they use special muscles to shift the position of their lungs, U.S. researchers said on
Mystery of Alligator Movement Solved
Animals  (tags: alligators, study, swimming )

Isabel
- 2225 days ago - livescience.com
Instead of swishing fins, feet or flippers, alligators surprisingly move their lungs around inside their body to dive, surface and roll in water.
Vandals Trash Alligator Farm
Animals  (tags: florida, wildanimals, wildlife, alligators, farm, vandalisim )

Jacquelin
- 2226 days ago - tampabays10.com
St. Augustine, Florida - Investigators are looking for three people caught on tape vandalizing the Alligator Farm in St. Augustine. The director of the farm says the vandalism happened sometime Tuesday between 11 p.m. and midnight. Surveillance video s
How Gorged Gator Guts Digest Big, Bony Meals
Animals  (tags: alligators, crocodiles, digestion, research, study, science, scientists, wildlife, wildanimals )

John (Aqu
- 2236 days ago - pr-usa.net
When an alligator eats, the amount it consumes is like a 130-pound woman eating a 30-pound hamburger. University of Utah biologist C. G. Farmer and colleagues have figured out how alligators digest such big -- and often bony -- meals: They divert blood
Officers Search for Man, Find 2 Alligators Instead
Animals  (tags: alligators, rescued, animal welfare, animals, protection, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2243 days ago - daytondailynews.com
Dayton police and U.S. Marshals found two alligators in a Norvell Court house, but they didn't find what they were looking for -- a 20-year-old man wanted on a probation violation.
Loose Gators on Private Land Could Be Shot If Bill Passes
Animals  (tags: alligators, killing, animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2270 days ago - islandpacket.com
David Umphlett knows a thing or two about people killing alligators. But what worries the state representative from Berkeley County is gators killing people. Umphlett, R-Moncks Corner, wants to allow hunters to shoot free-swimming gators on private proper

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