Tag: alligator

March 8, 2019

TWS member makes splash with gargantuan gator encounter

When Brent Howze received a call about a big alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) wallowing around in a farmer’s irrigation ditch on a Monday morning in southwest Georgia, he thought it would...

May 24, 2017

35-year study sheds new light on alligators’ lifespan

American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) can live as long as humans, making it difficult for scientists to conduct long-term studies on them. But Phil Wilkinson, a retired manager of South Carolina’s Tom...