Stories tagged: alligator
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 12:50 p.m.
Officials say a Florida woman who pulled a small alligator from her yoga pants during a traffic stop and illegally possessed numerous other wild animals has been sentenced to probation …
Tue., July 16, 2019, 11:08 a.m.
The alligator had a good run as day after day the people hunting for him in a Chicago lagoon came up empty, but in the end he was no match …
UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019, 11:21 a.m.
An alligator gave staff and patrons of a Florida hair salon a scare Tuesday when it showed up on the sidewalk outside the strip-mall business.
Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 11:38 a.m.
A Pennsylvania man says his emotional support alligator helps him deal with his depression.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 12:38 p.m.
A woman trying to protect her dog was killed by an alligator who pulled her into a lagoon at a private South Carolina resort Monday, authorities said.
Mon., July 30, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
A pet out of its element: WSU vet school officials create a temporary home for alligator confiscated in Asotin County
You can’t keep “potentially dangerous animals” in Washington without a permit from the director of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. That law led to a 3-foot long, 8-pound …
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 5:21 p.m.
An alligator that was hanging out in a northern Indiana retention pond has been captured after being lured to shore with a frog.
Tue., June 26, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Rare white alligator stolen after fire kills 43 other reptiles at ‘Swamp Brothers’ sanctuary, authorities say
Authorities are investigating a suspected burglary and arson that led to the theft on an incredibly rare white alligator, and the death of 43 other reptiles at a sanctuary run …
Fri., June 8, 2018, 10:34 a.m.
Police and trappers were watching an alligator that was believed to have dragged a woman into a pond in Davie, Fla., on Friday morning.
Sun., April 1, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Florida homeowners beware: one big gator has been found splashing in a backyard swimming pool and it took a trapper to drag it away.
Sun., May 7, 2017, 9:49 a.m.
An alligator bit a 10-year-old girl on the leg as she sat in shallow lake waters at a Florida park, authorities said.
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 11:52 a.m.
For the second time this month, a rust-colored alligator has turned up in the Carolinas.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 10:28 a.m.
No one seems to know why there’s an orange alligator in a pond near Charleston. Residents joke the gator used too much self-tanning lotion. Or maybe it’s a fan of …
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 1 p.m.
The father of a toddler killed by an alligator at Walt Disney World last June reached into the animal’s mouth in an attempt to free his son’s head from the …
Sun., June 26, 2016, 4 a.m.
The missing pet alligator will help put Spokane Valley on the map.
Thu., June 23, 2016, 8:29 p.m.
Day two of the search for a missing 3-foot alligator in Spokane Valley has come up empty.
Wed., June 22, 2016, 5:55 p.m.
A 3-foot-alligator is reportedly roaming somewhere in Spokane Valley and animal control officials have no idea where it is.
Tue., June 21, 2016, 12:24 p.m.
A funeral has been held for a 2-year-old Nebraska boy killed by an alligator at Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
Wed., June 15, 2016, 11:16 a.m.
Walt Disney World closed beaches at its Florida resorts Wednesday while dozens of rescuers searched a lagoon for the body of 2-year-old boy who was snatched off the shore and …
Tue., May 31, 2016, 12:52 p.m.
In a case that a veteran Palm Beach County judge called among the most bizarre he’s ever seen, a 24-year-old man has been sentence to a year of probation for …
Thu., Aug. 16, 2012
Not that I’d ever want to push the public into a paranoid, mouth-foaming frenzy, but I’m warning all of you in the Spokane area to stay away from lakes, rivers …
Mon., Feb. 23, 2009, 11:12 a.m.
An article in the Washington State University campus newspaper about a foot-long alligator at a fraternity is forcing the mascot to move out.