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Study: Alligators on ketamine and headphones to mimic dinosaurs

Bethesda - A science studies go the headline comes across as one of the most bizarre: alligators given ketamine and fitted with headphones. The reason for this unusual practice was to assess how dinosaurs might have perceived the direction of sounds.

As Texas flood waters recede, new health hazards emerge

Houston - Houston residents trying to return to flooded homes after Hurricane Harvey should wear breathing masks against molds and bacteria from the city’s sewers and watch for alligators and snakes, the city fire chief said on Saturday.

Seeds may have helped birds survive extinction of the dinosaurs

While there's plenty of evidence to suggest that dinosaurs were already in decline millions of years before the asteroid impact that spelled their doom, we know that those small, feathered theropod dinosaurs, otherwise known as birds, did survive.

13 alligators stolen from alligator farm and petting zoo

Hot Springs - Police in Hot Springs are searching for two suspects that stole 13 alligators from the Arkansas Alligator Farm and Petting Zoo.

150 Toronto crocodiles and alligators rescued by reptile zoo

Indian River - The Indian River Reptile Zoo, located in Indian River, Ontario, took around 150 crocodiles and alligators from an undisclosed home in Toronto.

'DNA from the crypt' solves mystery of how birds lost their teeth

Riverside - Thanks to "DNA from the crypt" scientists now have powerful evidence that the lack of teeth in all modern birds can be traced to a common ancestor who became toothless in paradise about 116 million years ago.

Alligators offer clues for tooth regeneration

New research suggests that studying alligators could help scientists learn how to stimulate tooth regeneration in people.

A shooting, two alligators, an exotic dancer and a pot plantation

Olympia - While it sounds like the plot of a Hollywood movie, there was a report of a shooting at a quiet, suburban house in Washington State on Monday. Police following up on the report got a little more than they bargained for.

Florida Flooding Brings Alligators And Snakes Into Neighborhoods

Record-breaking rains have hammered portions of Forida state. Wildlife driven out of their natural habitat have been roaming the streets and animal services are coming remove alligators and snakes along with other wildlife.

Miami Man Gets Death Penalty For Leaving Girl To Be Eaten Alive By Alligators

58-year-old Harrel Franklin Braddy has been sentenced to death in addition to receiving other punishments for kidnapping, burglary, first-degree murder, attempted murder, and attempted escape.

Florida Fish & Wildlife to ban people having alligators and tigers in residential neighborhoods

I think tigers and alligators should be banned from neighborhoods. Also other wild animals and snakes and How scary to think there might be one next door to you. What do you think?

Malawi's ''Serial Killer'' Crocodiles Cause Havoc Among The Blind

BLANTYRE (dpa) - Malawi's growing crocodile population is playing havoc among blind people living on the banks of the Shire River in the southern districts of Nsanje and Chikwawa. Last month at least three sightless people were killed and another si...

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Myakka River State Park in Sarasota  Florida: A group of alligators
Myakka River State Park in Sarasota, Florida: A group of alligators
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Turkey Point s cooling canals are a prime area to find alligators  who just happen to be thriving in...
Turkey Point's cooling canals are a prime area to find alligators, who just happen to be thriving in the warm waters.
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After a nice stroll in the sun  it s time to head home.
After a nice stroll in the sun, it's time to head home.
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Fore! Gator on the course.
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Fore! Gator on the course.
Fore! Gator on the course.
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