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Great, now alligators can climb fences. I won't sleep tonight.
Old 08-18-2019, 03:34 PM
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https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/18/us/al...rnd/index.html


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Old 08-18-2019, 03:36 PM
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Ick, that video of him climbing the fence gave me the heebiejeebies. I'm glad I don't live by alligators.
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Old 08-18-2019, 03:59 PM
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That is so creepy!
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Old 08-18-2019, 04:42 PM
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Anonymouse, you are my type of person. I keep thinking I'd like to live someplace warmer but then things like this pop up.
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Yikes!
Old 08-18-2019, 05:47 PM
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I keep thinking I'd like to live someplace warmer but then things like this pop up.

This. I am not a fan of alligators!


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Old 08-18-2019, 11:37 PM
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Y'all are so funny! This is normal in Florida!!



Just kidding. Im teasing y'all. With all the rain and flooding we're experiencing we are seeing alot more animal movement. I have seen several instances of gators climbing fences before- but only certain types, like that chain link one. It has grooves for them to climb.

My new school had a gator out in the back that was removed 2 weeks ago and last week at the elementary school right next door, there was a baby gator wadding in tall the water in their playground. 4 weeks ago there was a baby gator outside a neighbors front door.

Too much rain is causing it. ughh
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Old 08-19-2019, 02:16 AM
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We have gotten moose, deer, foxes, and bears on our playground, but never gators haha. I guess that's one difference between Florida and New Hampshire ;-)

And yeah, gators climbing fences would freak me out!
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Old 08-19-2019, 02:37 AM
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Last year a naturalist from our local parks department spoke to the 5th and 6th graders. In her section on Our Friend the Snake (my title, not hers) she mentioned that snakes are semi-arboral and love to climb trees. She said if you've ever walked in the woods for at least 10 minutes you've walked under a snake. Guess who hasn't been on a walk in the woods since? Or at least for under 10 minutes!
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Old 08-19-2019, 05:29 AM
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Not too long ago someone on here posted something about snakes not being able to get in their fenced yard. I so wanted to post a picture of a snake climbing a fence, but didn't.

I didn't know alligators could. That is a vivid picture and I would not have believed it if I hadn't seen it.
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Old 08-19-2019, 05:54 AM
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Coyotes and bobcats have been know to do the same!


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