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Man claims he snapped photo of two-headed alligator

Recently some images of a two-headed alligator have surfaced, and they have caused a stir on the Internet, and have people questioning whether or not the images are real.

Alligator found in O'Hare Airport terminal

Chicago - A small alligator was spotted crawling through Terminal 3 at O'Hare Airport on Friday. It is still unclear how the alligator managed to get inside the airport.

Photos: Braxton Bielski, 18, bags biggest alligator ever in Texas

Houston - An 18-year-old high school senior, Braxton Bielski, recently caught the biggest ever certified alligator in the state of Texas. The Texas teen caught the alligator during his first public alligator hunt with his dad, Troy, a Houston police officer.

Alligators, reptiles move into Long Island

Long Island City - Apparently the legendary alligators that were rumored to roam the New York City sewer systems are tired of the fast paced city life, choosing now to head to the suburbs of Long Island.

Massachusetts man stumbles upon alligator in canal

Lowell - A man who was out with his twin daughters on Saturday noticed an alligator swimming in Merrimack Canal. Police initially believed the man was making a prank call when he reported the discovery.

Giant gator with 2 ft head caught in Florida lake

Tallahassee - He had three years experience trapping and harvesting alligators for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and had even trapped a few 11-footers. But that still did not prepare Lane Stephens for his latest catch.

Video: Alligator attacks trainer at Cuyahoga County Fair

Officials at the Cuyahoga County Fair Berea, closed down an alligator exhibit after one of the trainers who placed his arm in an alligator's mouth was attacked.

Alligator bites off 17-year-old Florida boy's arm

Kevin "Fred" Langdale was swimming in the Caloosahatchee River in Moore Haven, southwest Florida on Monday afternoon when an 11-foot alligator attacked him and ripped off his right arm.

Op-Ed: Gators stolen from Audubon Zoo

New Orleans - It's not the ideal thing to steal from a zoo, but someone decided to take 10 small alligators from Audubon Zoo on Wednesday morning.

Giant Burmese python caught in Florida swimming pool

Miami - A 13-foot Burmese python was captured at a residence in Florida after homeowners reported they found the reptile swimming in their backyard pool.

Mystery killer beast lurks in river near London's Olympic Park

London - Wildlife experts have warned of a giant killer beast lurking in waterways near the 2012 Olympic Park in East London. The warning came after eyewitness account of a 16 lb Canada goose dragged under water. Experts say it could be a pike or a python.

Six-foot alligator found prowling Michigan church premises

Jackson - On Monday, police caught a 6-foot alligator on the premises of Pathway Community Church near Jackson, Michigan. A motorist driving past the church saw the creature prowling the church area and called the police.

Rare albino alligator from Louisiana goes on show in Washington

An extremely rare albino alligator will be taking up residence in Washington after being saved from the swamps of Louisiana.

Florida teen catches 800-pound alligator

Hobe Sound - A Florida teenager turned the 'catch of the day' into a catch of a lifetime, when he managed to reel in an 800-pound alligator that was over 12-foot long, while fishing for gators in the St. Lucie County canal on Florida's Treasure Coast.

Elderly woman loses leg to alligator

Naples - Walking along the canals in Florida can be a pleasant stroll in the afternoon, or it can be a survival training session.

Is alligator fat the next biofuel?

Lafayette - In an effort to find alternative non-food sources of biodiesel, researchers at the Lafayette campus of the University of Louisiana have turned to the fat of the American alligator as a viable substitute for soybeans and food crops to produce biofuel.

Police raid house, discover marijuana and alligator

Hemet - Narcotics agents raiding a house located Hemet, Southern California discovered over 2,300 marijuana plants and a four-foot, 50-pound alligator.

Florida man saves his dog from alligator

Tampa - When he saw his beloved Jack Russell terrier, Lizabeth, in an alligator’s mouth, Tom Martino had to act quickly to save her life.

Baby alligator dropped off at New York police station

New York - A young alligator was dropped off at New York police station on Sunday. The man who brought in the two-foot-long reptile said he found it in a Brooklyn park.

Large alligator headed toward school crossing captured

Oldsmar - A large alligator, which was walking toward a crosswalk where children were heading to school, was captured in a Florida community Monday morning.

Huge alligator removed from tiny lagoon

Hilton Head Island - Hundreds of people gathered to watch as a massive alligator in the U.S. was removed from a small lagoon near a church and a busy thoroughfare.

Hundreds of alligators caught on tape in feeding frenzy

Fargo - A Georgia fisherman recorded hundreds of alligators gathering in a canal in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, in what biologists believe may be a strange feeding ritual. Ray Cason witnessed the gator gathering on two consecutive mornings.

Dog-eating alligator sentenced to death in Florida

Saint Petersburg - Florida state officials have authorized an alligator trapper to shoot a dog-eating alligator in Florida, but the animal has been very elusive so far.

Alligator Wrestling: The New Extreme Sport

Founder of Florida's Freestyle Alligator Competition, James Holt, wants to turn the tribal tradition of wrestling alligators into an extreme sport.

Alligator Escapes In School

A wildlife officer in America decided to bring an alligator into his daughter's school, but it ended up escaping and heading to the local pond for a drink.

Fearless 5-year-old Texan kills 'humungous' gator

First grader, Simon Hughes, shot and killed an 800-pound alligator with a "junior-sized .410-gauge shotgun." Simon plans to take the mounted head of the reptile to school for show-and-tell.

Toy Turtle Kills 9-Foot Alligator

Due to someone’s carelessness, a nine-foot male alligator was found dead. The alligator’s stomach contained plastic toys that led to its death.

Things That Go Bump In The Night Might Have Big Teeth And Sharp Claws

A Florida woman found a huge alligator hanging out in her kitchen late Monday night after pushing its way through multiple doors and rooms of the home. The gator was trapped and removed.

Alligator Blood May Lead to Powerful, New Antibiotics

Alligators are vicious animals who fight over their territories and mates on a daily basis. In the process, they become wounded, but their wounds never get infected. Scientists have been pondering about this for years and now they finally have the answer.

Gwen Adams Dead From Alligator Attack

A Candian woman who was house sitting in Savannah, Georgia has been killed in an alligator attack. Gwen Adams, 83 was housesitting for a relative in the Georgia town. It is unknown how the alligator was able to attack her.
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Joined by Florida s state trapper (right)  the officers lay out the alligator. Before loading the ga...
Joined by Florida's state trapper (right), the officers lay out the alligator. Before loading the gator into the trapper's truck, the alligator is measured, weighed and tagged.
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North Port Florida police officers jump in to help Winn Sell subdue the alligator.
North Port Florida police officers jump in to help Winn Sell subdue the alligator.
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American Alligators.
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American Alligator
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Larger pythons are capable of successfully consuming large native predators in the Everglades.
Larger pythons are capable of successfully consuming large native predators in the Everglades.
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An alligator.
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Photo Essay: Capturing an Alligator law enforcement style
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"This is an alligator in a tree in Mississippi. Turns out, tree-climbing in crocodiles and alligators is common."
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ACO and Wildlife officer Winn Sell measures out a length of duct tape to tape the alligator's mouth shut so no one gets bitten. An alligator's bite, even a minor one, can cause deadly infections.
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Braxton Bielski bags biggest ever certified alligator in Texas
Braxton Bielski bags biggest ever certified alligator in Texas
Troy Bielski
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Biggest alligator ever in Texas
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Biggest alligator ever in Texas
Biggest alligator ever in Texas
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Animal and Wildlife Control Officer Winn Sell holds on for dear life as the alligator performed a co...
Animal and Wildlife Control Officer Winn Sell holds on for dear life as the alligator performed a continuous death rolls around the park to try and break free of the noose.
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Albino alligator
Albino alligator
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North Port Animal Control and Wildlife officer Winn Sell, with the help of two others (off photo) load the alligator into the back of the state trapper's truck. These alligators are either relocated or are euthanized.
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