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Man pleads guilty after alligator threat

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A man who police say placed a 3-foot alligator on top of another man in Connecticut as part of an extortion attempt has pleaded guilty to reduced charges.Read more

Dog gets last bite in gator encounter

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An alligator that attacked a dog has been captured, and the dog will get the last bite of his gator encounter.Read more

Texas mayor shoots gator she says killed her horse 3 years ago

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A Texas mayor, grandmother and rancher has gotten her revenge on the alligator she blames for the disappearance of her miniature horse.Read more


Florida man runs through convenience store with live alligator

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Police are looking into video of a man who ran into a Florida convenience store with a live alligator.Read more

Alligator found in Pennsylvania woman's backyard

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A Pennsylvania woman who was admiring a turtle in her backyard got a surprise when she spotted an alligator just a few feet away.Read more

'Charlie bit my fin!' Gator dines on shark off South Carolina

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An alligator ate a shark off a South Carolina island, and scientists say the oft-feared fish may become a staple of the reptile's diet.Read more

Teen charged with dumping gator in Florida convenience store

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Florida authorities say they've charged a teen with dumping a live alligator in a convenience store earlier this month.Read more

Arsonist steals rare white alligator

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Fire at sanctuary run by reality TV stars of "Swamp Brothers" leaves 43 alligators and crocodiles dead...and one extremely unique animal missing.Read more

Authorities: Evidence shows gator bit, probably killed woman

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A woman who disappeared while walking her dogs near a Florida lake Friday was bitten and likely killed by an alligator that was later captured, wildlife officials said.Read more


Alligator knocks out trapper trying to load it into a truck

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When officers and an alligator trapper tried to load a gator into a pick-up truck, it was not going down without a fight.Read more

Family dies after striking alligator on highway

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The mother and two children died after their car hit an alligator, crashed and burned.Read more