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Why gators are ‘less interested in social distancing’ in NC right now

Alligators sightings are on the rise in North Carolina and one of the reasons could partially be due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

Albino alligator enjoys bath time at NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher

Stacey Murray-Rester scrubs alligators. It is part of her job at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher.

Wilmington-area gators, fish show high levels of contaminants

Alligators and striped bass in the Wilmington area have levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) many times higher than their counterparts elsewhere in the state.

Orange gators are turning heads in South Carolina

A couple of alligators are turning heads in the South Carolina.

Alligators freeze in Brunswick Co. swamp with noses above ice

Alligators in one North Carolina swamp have once again allowed themselves to freeze in place with their noses above the ice.
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Alligators are predators: steer clear

Alligators are dangerous, and the wrong move can spell death. After the deadly attack in South Carolina, one Brunswick County swamp park is hoping people will learn from this.

Coastal NC county issues licenses to hunt gators

A coastal county in North Carolina is issuing licenses to allow hunters to go after alligators in response to an overpopulation problem.

Authorities: Wife, not alligators, behind Florida man’s 2000 death

A Florida man reported missing 17 years ago didn't suffer a duck-hunting mishap, and he wasn't eaten by alligators.

Lake Waccamaw plans to apply for alligator hunting permit

One city in our area is the first municipality in the state to move forward with plans to allow a limited hunting season of American alligator.

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