More than 200 alligators removed from Disney World since toddler’s death in 2016
In the eight years before the death of Lane Thomas Graves, wildlife trappers removed an average of 23 alligators a year from Disney property, but after the attack, substantially more alligators have been removed each year, state records show.
Texas alligator relocated after people fed and threw things at the animal, officials say
PORT ARANSAS, Texas – A 10-foot male alligator who has been dubbed the “Dollar Store Gator” by residents who have been hand feeding him has been relocated after experts say he was getting too comfortable with humans. A post from Gator Country notes that the gator was named “Fin” after a Port Aransas restaurant. 10ft 1 inch Nuisance Alligator catch in Port Aransas, Texas. Bringing this big ole boy back to Gator Country! Once he gets you in the water, you’re done.
American Alligator dies after battle with infection at Texas State Aquarium
The Texas State Aquarium is mourning the loss of a very special family member. Rescued American Alligator, Bo, passed away Friday night from an infection, according to aquarium officials. It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of a very special member of the Texas State Aquarium family. Bo, our... Posted by Texas State Aquarium on Saturday, September 26, 2020Bo first arrived at the aquarium in 1999 when he was rescued from an irrigation ditch in Taft, Texas, according to aquarium officials. RELATED: Texas State Aquarium named one of the best in the nation by USA Today
Gators in the gulf: Alligators caught on video in Galveston, Port O’Connor
A Galveston boat captain spotted something swimming in the water Saturday that he says he doesn’t see very often - an alligator. Derrick Greene with In the Zone Fishing Charters posted a video and several photos of the alligator, seen near the north jetty in Galveston, to his Facebook page on the day he and his charter guests spotted the unusual swimmer. It looked like a big log just below the water maybe 5 feet away," he said. “It wasn’t moving, but looked suspicious obviously, so I decided to get video. When I probed it with my fishing rod, the log came very much to life as you can see in the video."