A 6-year old boy was attacked by an eight-foot alligator at the edge of the Refuge Lee Road boat ramp on the L-40 canal at the A.R.M. Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge on Friday afternoon.
The boy, Joey Welch, had slipped and fallen into the shallow water when the alligator lunged at him, grippi ... More >>
As throngs of would-be snake hunters flock to our state in the next 30 days to find and take out some invasive pythons, alligators thought they were in the clear.
No so fast, alligators!
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agreed to allow 11 hunters to enter the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee Natio ... More >>
Most people eat cake and slack off on their last day of work. Not Jean Bernard Tarrete. The former forest ranger wrapped up his career with the Florida Forest Service at the end of March by hunting down a 15-foot Burmese python, wrestling with the beast while a coworker beat it to death with ... More >>