Alligators Florida Everglades — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Thierry Eidenweil Remarkable images posted to social media channels over the past week feature alligators playing with a football and chasing a remote control boat around a lake, seeming to confirm a Tennessee university study that found that crocodilians like to have fun too. An image posted to
“Florida man,” a popular phrase across the internet due to the wild things that happen in the Sunshine State, strikes again, and this time it involves a scuffle between an alligator, a man, and a trash can. In an extremely viral video, 26-year-old Eugene Bozzi is seen approaching a scary-looking alligator with an open trash
Courtesy: Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute Florida has dinosaur-like gators, invasive lizards, record-breaking Burmese Pythons, and just about anything else you can think of in its diverse ecological system. As if that weren’t enough to cause residents and tourists to worry when visiting their favorite state parks and attractions, there’s one more creature
From the man who claimed it to the pioneers who tamed it, learn how Florida got its name and nicknames.