A Scary Walk in the Lagoon Where Alligators Call Home

A few weeks ago my son and I decided to try out a new boat launch down on Merritt Island. We put in at the Biolab boat ramp, which has a good size parking lot and one small ramp. The trouble was that the ramp is in shallow water, with a marked access out to…

Another Alligator Story, Arm Lost, Gator Killed

I woke up this morning to another alligator story coming out of Florida.  A woman swimming in the Wekiva, or Wekiwa, River in central Florida had her arm bitten off by a gator.  Subsequently the gator was found and killed. First of all, swimming in fresh water in Florida puts you near gators no matter…