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Giant alligator becomes local celebrity in Florida community

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The Villages retirement community is known for two things: its leisurely living and Larry the alligator.Read more

Large alligator turns up in Georgia ditch

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Georgia DNR has posted pictures of an enormous 700 pound alligator found living near Lake Blackshear.Read more

Gator seized from Pennsylvania drug house gets timely nickname

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A "guard gator" found during a Pennsylvania drug raid has a new - and very topical - nickname.Read more


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