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CBS News
September 17, 2020 - 6:25 am
Hurricane Sally didn't just bring massive floods and downed power lines to the Gulf Coast -- it also left a few natural dangers in its wake. Tina Bennett, who lives in Gulf Shores, Alabama, shared video with CBS affiliate WKRG of a giant alligator swimming through the waters surging outside her...
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Eldis Sula
July 16, 2020 - 4:30 am
A kayaker drifting through the swampy waters of North Carolina had a terrifying run-in with a river-lurking alligator that charged into his boat and tipped him over.
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August 16, 2019 - 11:25 am
When it comes to crazy stories about people and alligators, Florida will always be the leader. A Florida woman was pulled over recently, and during the traffic stop she pulled a foot-long alligator out of her pants. Along with the alligator, she also had 40 turtles inside a Teenage Mutant Ninja...
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AP
July 16, 2019 - 10:36 am
CHICAGO (AP) — 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 for an expert the city shipped in from Florida. The male gator, nicknamed 'Chance the Snapper,' was first spotted in the Humboldt Park lagoon...
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CLEARWATER POLICE DEPARTMENT
May 31, 2019 - 5:13 pm
Imagine waking up in the middle of the night, walking into the kitchen to get a midnight snack — and then almost becoming a snack yourself. That's what happened to one family in Clearwater, Florida, when they woke up in the middle of the night to find an alligator in their kitchen. The 11-foot...
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AP
January 24, 2019 - 12:37 pm
YORK HAVEN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man says his emotional support alligator helps him deal with his depression. Joie Henney, 65, said his registered emotional support animal named Wally likes to snuggle and give hugs, despite being a 5-foot-long alligator. The York Haven man said he received...
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August 20, 2018 - 1:28 pm
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (CBS News) -- A South Carolina woman has been attacked and killed by an alligator as she walked her dog near a lagoon, authorities said. The attack occurred around 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Sea Pines resort on Hilton Head Island, the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office said in a...
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