Posts tagged "alligators"

Alligator Found On Manhattan Street Dies After Being Rescued

The old urban myth of the alligator in the sewers of NY sort of came true yesterday but to a sad conclusion; An alligator that was found crossing a street on 9th avenue in Manhattan during rush hour died after being taken into custody.
Animal Care and Control of NYC said the three-foot alligator, named…

Katrin Higher / July 25, 2015

Kids’ Parties In Florida Now Include Alligators In The Swimming Pool

Oh, Florida. A new “trend” at kids’ birthday parties in the always-entertaining state is having alligators in the swimming pool.

A company called Alligator Attractions brings juvenile alligators with their mouths taped shut over and lets them swim in the pool with the children. But don’t worry, parents — kids get a lesso…

Jessica Wakeman / September 29, 2012

Surprise! There’s An Alligator In Your Bathroom!

You hear these stories from time to time about supremely unlucky people who find creatures camping out in their bathrooms. Didn’t someone find a python in their toilet? I like to tell myself that it’s an urban legend in order to self-soothe. But this news item, I cannot ignore. Florida woman, Alexis Dunbar, wa…

Ami Angelowicz / April 30, 2011

Cat Vs. Alligator, With Surprise Ending

We’ll save you the anxiety and let you know that no animals were harmed in the making of this news clip. However, this video of a cat bravely scrapping with an alligator DID leave us with about a zillion questions. Namely, why would you let your cats out around alligators? Or your children? And most…

Julie Gerstein / November 16, 2010