ALLIGATOR
2 months ago
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Elk and alligator hunts proposed for NC

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission staff is proposing first-ever hunting seasons for elk in the mountains and alligators in the coastal plain in 2016. Hunting would be by special permit only.
TREAT
4 months ago
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Critters & candy at Trick or Treat Under the Sea!

Kids of all ages can enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher for the annual Trick or Treat Under the Sea! The aquarium will be decorated for Halloween and have candy stations throughout and will also feature a look at some not-so-scary animals.
(Photo: The Island Packet, Ed Thompson)
4 months ago
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Rain, fall weather expected to lead to more gator sightings

BEAUFORT, SC (AP) — Recent heavy rains and the arrival of fall weather are expected to mean more alligator sightings in the South Carolina Lowcountry in the coming weeks. Joe Maffo of the Critter Management company tells The Island Packet of Hilton Head that as the cooler weather arrives, alligators are on the move to […]
From Toronto, Canada, to North Myrtle Beach, 15 well-traveled alligators began a new life this week at Alligator Adventure.
6 months ago
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Rescued alligators from Canada make new home in North Myrtle Beach

From Toronto, Canada, to North Myrtle Beach, 15 well-traveled alligators began a new life this week at Alligator Adventure.
EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Our Pal, the Gator Gal
2 years ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Our Pal, the Gator Gal

Our Extraordinary Person of the Week is one who walks with the wild. Julie Johnson is an Aquarist.
ONLY ON 3: Expert says expect more critters thanks to warm winter
4 years ago
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ONLY ON 3: Expert says expect more critters thanks to warm winter

Are you seeing more creepy crawlers in the night? Maybe even spotted an alligator in your neighborhood. "Good Morning Carolina" anchor Ashley Jacobs talked with an expert this morning who says the warm winter we had is definitely having an impact.
Big gator spotted near NC-VA state line
5 years ago
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Big gator spotted near NC-VA state line

A close encounter with a 7-foot alligator near the North Carolina-Virginia state line came as a shock to a family fishing on the Pasquotank River near South Mills.