One could say 2018 was the year of the gator, and we’re not talking about the University of Florida football team.
Throughout 2018, gators have popped up in back yards, schools and even convenience stores across the Sunshine State.
Take a look at some of the wildest and most interesting stories that have frightened and fascinated Floridians this year:
When all odds are against you: Mating season and a homeowner's association were preventing a woman from having a 4-foot gator removed from her backyard. She was recording her son playing with an inflatable gator, and when she finished filming, she noticed the real gator hanging out in the background of the shot the entire time. Read the full article here.
Beer run: When Robby Stratton walked into a convenience store carrying an alligator, he asked, "Y'all got beer still?" Many people wanted to know why he decided to carry the reptile, to which he replied, "This store sells some good liquor, and I drank a lot of it that night." Read the full article here.
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