Here’s What To Do With Gators Displaced By Hurricane Flooding

With Hurricane Harvey barreling toward the coast of Texas, the state’s residents have no doubt been busy preparing for any havoc the storm may wreak, including extreme flooding. But beyond the potential damage those rising waters could do to homes and property there’s another eventuality Texans should be ready to handle: Displaced alligators. [More]

Guy Who Threw Alligator Into Wendy’s Drive-Thru Window Gets Probation, Ordered To Stay Away From Wendy’s

Remember the guy who chucked a live alligator through the open window of a Wendy’s drive-thru? Of course you do, because who throws alligators? He’s now paying for his self-proclaimed “stupid prank” with a year of probation and an order to stay away from the chain restaurant. [More]

Man Arrested For Allegedly Throwing A Live Alligator Into Wendy’s Drive-Thru Window

There are a few things alligators do well: chomping on stuff, looking like dinosaurs, and gliding around in swamps, marshes, and the like. They are not good at flying, however, and as such, should not be tossed carelessly into the drive-thru window at Wendy’s. A Florida man was arrested recently for allegedly attempting to do just such a thing. [More]


Hermès Says It’s Talking With Jane Birkin About Crocodile Leather Used In Namesake HandBags

If you’ve got a product named after you, should you be able to control how that item is made? Actress Jane Birkin is certainly trying to have her say, telling the company to take her name off the luxury handbag named after her because they’re made from crocodiles who are inhumanely slaughtered. [More]

Even Alligators Have Cravings For McDonald’s Sometimes

Even Alligators Have Cravings For McDonald’s Sometimes

We’re sure McDonald’s employees have seen all kinds of characters come through the drive-thru: there was the drunk guy who fell asleep and then the person who punched another customer in the face for cutting in line. But a recent incident at a Texas McDonald’s was a little more reptilian in nature – and all kinds of weird. [More]

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It Turns Out A Live Alligator Is Not Legal Tender You Can Use To Buy Beer

It’s been a while since I’ve been down to Florida so correct me if I’m wrong, but the saying there doesn’t go “Florida: Where the streets are paved with alligators!” Right? But then why would a man think he could trade a live, four-foot long alligator for a pack of beer at a convenience store? Oh, right. People will try anything once. [More]


6-Foot Alligator Stops At Walmart For A Few Things, Freaks Everyone Out

It must be hard out there to be an alligator: You’re on your way home from a tough day at the swamp, yawning with exhaustion and you see a Walmart. “Great!” your gator brain things. “I do need to pick up a few things for dinner and some light bulbs.” But it’s not that easy when you’re a six-foot reptile that tends to scare the pants off any humans you meet. [More] Rep: "Your Package Has Been Eaten By An Alligator" Rep: "Your Package Has Been Eaten By An Alligator"

Sometimes calling customer service just leads to theater of the absurd. Earlier today, reader Will blogged about his recent interaction with Amazon customer service. He writes that when he called up Amazon to find out the location of a missing package. The rep informed him that the package had been eaten by an alligator. [More]