Wally doesn't bite, loves hugs and has a sizeable social media following. He made headlines (again) for being denied entry to a baseball stadium — but his owner tells NPR that's not the full story.
Beware of turtle holes in Georgia — because they could be hiding large alligators, the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division says. That discovery was made the hard way when biologists studying gopher tortoises peeped into a seemingly innocent burrow in Tattnall County, about 60 miles west of Savannah.
Months after the GPS tracker on the alligator, named Doc, stopped sending locations, researchers with the University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant found 60% of his skeleton more than 14 miles into the refuge.
Winter is an eerie time in Georgia’s blackwater swamps, and among the strangest of sights are the large shadows often seen lurking just inches below the murky surface — alligators participating in seasonal underwater napping.
A mystery is afoot in Georgia’s Okefenokee Swamp, and it involves fully grown alligators who are missing a lot of their teeth.
The Coastal Ecology Lab and its project partners, Okefenokee Swamp Park, welcomed new life on Monday in the form of 25 alligator babies.
A group of Georgia biologists was catching alligators for a genetics study when they decided to focus their spotlight on the water surface. It was then they saw a large alligator sitting perfectly still, its rough skin blending with the muddy water.
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