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Latest The Independent Florida Alligator Stories

2009-08-31 18:42:14

Authorities in New Jersey said a 30-inch alligator was captured in the town of Sparta while a larger gator remained on the loose in Trenton. Sparta police said a man discovered the 30-inch reptile behind the grill on his deck while preparing for a barbecue Aug.

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2009-08-12 14:35:00

Florida police were called to break up a bizarre tug-of-war that broke out between several middle school children and a 10-foot alligator, witnesses said.

2005-09-08 17:49:14

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles officials, still unable to catch an alligator that stunned them by surfacing in a city lake last month, now face a doubly vexing situation -- a second renegade gator.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.