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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.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.