Human, alligators clash as populations grow

Doris Witte grew up in her Lasalle Road home near Inez, but in her 75 years she had never seen the likes of the huge reptile that came to visit her neighborhood.

In March, a woman hit and killed the visitor. Its remains were left to rot on the side of the road for almost a week, according to nearby residents.

“It was just something unusual,” she said, recalling that the lightly treaded road received an uncommon amount of traffic from sightseers that week. “We don’t have that out here.”

Someone even took it upon him or herself to decapitate the lifeless reptile.

Read full story HERE.

About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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