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11-Foot Alligator Found in Fort Myers Storm Drain

11-Foot Alligator Found in Fort Myers Storm Drain

An 11-foot alligator has been found dead in a southwest Florida storm drain after residents complained about clogged drains and a bad odor. »

Florida Man Wants Lake Name Changed From 'Horney'

Florida Man Wants Lake Name Changed From 'Horney'

A Lakeland man is looking to have the name changed off a local lake from its current one of 'Horney' to honor a local war hero. »

Officer Catches Alligator Stealing Fruit

Officer Catches Alligator Stealing Fruit

Florida alligators are known for eating many things: turtles, birds, the occasional human limb. »

Turtle Crashes Through Florida Woman's Windshield
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Turtle Crashes Through Florida Woman's Windshield

A Florida woman says she was driving on the highway when a turtle came crashing through her windshield. »

Alligator Foot Found in Man's Truck Dashboard: FWC

Alligator Foot Found in Man's Truck Dashboard: FWC

A Florida man was slapped with a citation after Florida Fish and Wildlife officers made an unusual find in his dashboard: an alligator foot. »

Florida Man Charged After Calling 911 Over Lack of Vodka
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Florida Man Charged After Calling 911 Over Lack of Vodka

A southwest Florida man was charged after authorities say he called 911 because his girlfriend wouldn't buy him vodka. »

Yabba-Dabba-Don't: Flintstones Car Parked Illegally

Yabba-Dabba-Don't: Flintstones Car Parked Illegally

Authorities in Key West had a Yabba-dabba-do time trying to track down the owner of an illegally parked Flintstones car. »

Officials Trap Gator Outside Country Walk Home
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Officials Trap Gator Outside Country Walk Home

Authorities trapped a large alligator that found its way into a neighborhood in the County Walk neighborhood of southwest Miami-Dade early Monday. »

Key West Police Rescue Woman Stuck in Banyan Tree

Key West Police Rescue Woman Stuck in Banyan Tree

A woman had to be rescued by police and firefighters after she became stuck inside a giant banyan tree in Key West. »

'Dead' Gator Takes Chomp Out of Man's Thumb

'Dead' Gator Takes Chomp Out of Man's Thumb

Authorities say a Florida man was bitten by an alligator after he mistook it for dead. »

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