Archive for alligators

Massive Alligator Caught Not Once, But Twice, near Hilton Head, S.C.

Finding an alligator prowling around the area is something that residents in the southeastern part of the country are relatively accustomed to dealing with. But finding monster—not once, but twice—that looks like it walked right out of a Discovery Channel special? That's a little less common.

June 06, 2014

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