‘Look how big it is!’ Girl Scout troop swims away from charging alligator while on camping trip at Huntsville State Park
A local Girl Scout troop is telling only KPRC 2 about the exhilarating moments they swam for their lives over the weekend, just feet away from an alligator in Lake Raven at Huntsville State Park.
Police arrest Florida man found with guns, drugs and a baby alligator during traffic stop
Police in Naples, Florida arrested a 31-year-old man early Friday morning after finding him in possession of a baby alligator, firearms and drugs during a traffic stop, according to a Facebook post by the Collier County Sheriff’s Office.
Residents discover 6-foot alligator in Richmond neighborhood pond
He is a six-foot alligator some neighbors in the River’s Edge subdivision in Richmond have recently become acquainted with. “Just a few days ago, my mom called me and said there’s an alligator. “I mean a gator could have been right here three feet away from my mom last night,” said Cortes. “Normally, if we had a four-footer or three-foot alligator, we would kind of ignore it, it would just go back. The HOA tells KPRC 2 the rescue group is expected to pick up the gator sometime this week.
CRAZY VIDEO: Florida man rescues puppy from alligator’s jaws
FORT MYERS, Fla. – Here is a scary reminder to always be cautious when you’re out with your pets near water. A Florida man rescued his puppy from the jaws of an alligator recently and it was caught on camera. Video from the Florida Wildlife Federation shows Richard Wilbanks in his backyard with his dog, Gunner, when he heard him cry. It happened so fast that, you know, instinct just took over,” Wilbanks said. Wilbanks walked away with only a few cuts and Gunner is doing fine.
WATCH: An alligator slammed into the side of a kayak, tipping the boater into the river
A kayaker exploring a section of a North Carolina river found more than he expected when an alligator slammed into his boat. Pete Joyce was paddling in a swampy section of the Waccamaw River on Sunday when the alligator charged at him. Alicia Davis, an alligator biologist with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, said the alligator was probably scared too and took off in the other direction. She said it's also possible that Joyce startled the alligator and it swam into the boat by mistake. Joyce said he's planning to kayak the whole 140-mile-long Waccamaw River, which runs from North Carolina into South Carolina.
Gator with its tail run over spotted on road in Conroe
Published: May 14, 2020, 7:22 am Updated: May 14, 2020, 8:16 amCONROE, Texas – A driver had a run-in with a feisty alligator overnight in Conroe. KPRC 2 was told the reptile’s tail had been run over on Sergeant Ed Holcomb and South Loop 336. Officers and DPS troopers were able to get the alligator off the road, but it put up quite the fight as they tried to relocate it. Using ropes and a dog catcher, the reptile was finally caught and loaded onto a wrecker. It was then released in a swamp several miles away.
Fort Bend County deputies wrangle gator that ‘likes long walks’ in Rosenberg neighborhood
HOUSTON – Fort Bend County Sheriff’s deputies had a snappy Saturday as they wrangled an alligator that wandered into a Rosenberg subdivision. Officials say the gator was seen walking along Reading Road in Bonbrook Plantation in Rosenberg, Texas. Deputies had good humor about the incident, tweeting, “Pets are required to be on a leash. Alligators are native to the area and are in most bodies of water in the area. They also said he “likes long walks.”Fort Bend County officials say the gator was relocated to the Brazos River.