Archive for alligators

Florida Man Tries to Trade Gator for Beer

A Florida man found himself in a spot of trouble earlier this month when he tried to trade a captive alligator for a 12-pack of beer.

December 26, 2013

Hunting Dinosaurs

Like the fossilized skeletons of its ancestors displayed in the Smithsonian, a 12-foot alligator can be scary even when it’s dead—something that Shooting Illustrated's Adam Heggenstaller learned in person during a gator hunt in Florida.

April 18, 2013

Man Jumps Off Boat to Swim with Gators

A Tallahassee man was charged with disorderly conduct after jumping off of a State Park tour boat to "swim with the alligators."

June 25, 2010

Alligator Attacks Game Warden

A Texas game warden learned his lesson with an ornery alligator while trying to remove the gator from a South Texas freeway.

May 18, 2010