The American alligator, Florida’s state reptile, is an important part of Florida’s wetland habitats. This large reptile is found throughout the state in fresh water lakes, ponds, swamps and slow-moving rivers.
With an alligator tucked under one arm, a man tromped into a Jacksonville, Florida, convenience store looking for a 12-pack of beer in recent days.
A father and son walking near a lake in Florida on Saturday were shocked to see an alligator devour another gator.
Alligators become more active during warm weather months, and it’s not uncommon to see them throughout the state. Most interactions consist of seeing alligators at a distance. However, if you have a concern about a specific alligator, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) urges you to call their toll-free Nuisance Alligator Hotline at 866-FWC-GATOR (392-4286).
An Everglades alligator owes its life to a Florida trapper after it was rescued from the suffocating clutches of a 10-foot python.
Florida authorities are searching for two suspects after an injured alligator was dumped inside a Wawa store.
An “aggressive” 11-plus foot alligator that found its way onto the front porch of a home in The Villages was safely wrangled away from the neighborhood Saturday evening.