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Old 09-18-2021, 07:18 AM
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Default Baby alligators

Taken this past spring. They were just sunbathing on a log.
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Old 09-18-2021, 07:23 AM
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Awesome photo - such little cuties!
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Old 09-18-2021, 07:26 AM
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Excellent pic
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If they could only stay that size!
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Aww, makes you wish you could take one home and keep it in the bathtub no one uses!
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Remember Don Johnson years back on a TV show Miami Vice, he kept a alligator on his boat as a pet??
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Really? These little cuties grow up & kill people. Why in the world would anyone want them alive?
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Remember Don Johnson years back on a TV show Miami Vice, he kept a alligator on his boat as a pet??
Elvis!
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Old 09-18-2021, 11:03 AM
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Really? These little cuties grow up & kill people. Why in the world would anyone want them alive?
Has there ever been an alligator attack in TV?
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Old 09-18-2021, 11:07 AM
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Really? These little cuties grow up & kill people. Why in the world would anyone want them alive?
I hope you're kidding. They were here long before we were, and will be here after we've managed to wipe ourselves out.
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Really? These little cuties grow up & kill people. Why in the world would anyone want them alive?
Actually dogs kill about 100 times as many people as alligators do. Alligator attacks are extremely rare. Hollywood loves to show those, but they almost never happen in reality.

I am a native Floridian and grew up in or near the Everglades with alligators around all the time. I have swam, fished and waded with them my entire life and have never witnessed an act of aggression by an alligator.

That said they can be dangerous. They can run over 35 mph, they can leap 5 feet in the air, and they can climb trees. All that said, they are cold blooded and more than anything they enjoy laying around in the sun. They will eat small animals, like small dogs, and if one goes after your dog it is a bad idea to come between alligator and its food. You probably won’t die, but you probably will regret living with the pain.
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Actually dogs kill about 100 times as many people as alligators do. Alligator attacks are extremely rare. Hollywood loves to show those, but they almost never happen in reality.

I am a native Floridian and grew up in or near the Everglades with alligators around all the time. I have swam, fished and waded with them my entire life and have never witnessed an act of aggression by an alligator.

That said they can be dangerous. They can run over 35 mph, they can leap 5 feet in the air, and they can climb trees. All that said, they are cold blooded and more than anything they enjoy laying around in the sun. They will eat small animals, like small dogs, and if one goes after your dog it is a bad idea to come between alligator and its food. You probably won’t die, but you probably will regret living with the pain.
Climb trees and jump?

What in the holy hell???
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Climb trees and jump?

What in the holy hell???
I think that if you sit quietly next to one and rub its belly, it will fall asleep!
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Old 09-18-2021, 12:25 PM
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I think that if you sit quietly next to one and rub its belly, it will fall asleep!
I want to meet the person who figured that out...

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