Gator!

User avatar
BooBoo
Posts: 15
Joined: Thu Feb 25, 2010 11:44 am
Realm: Wyrmwrest Accord

Gator!

Unread post by BooBoo » Sun Jun 20, 2010 3:00 pm

A few people in Petopians seem to really dig gators, so I thought I'd share a visitor we had in our backyard not too long ago. The man in the pics is my brother-in-law and lives right next to me. Eventually, he took the gator away to a more swampy and appropriate area. :)

Image


Image


Image

He was just a baby, as you can see. lol He was feisty though! He was hissing and thrashing up a storm!
Image

For as the eyes of bats are to the blaze of day, so is the reason in our soul to the things which are by nature most evident of all.
--Aristotle

User avatar
Nelium
Journeyman Hunter
Journeyman Hunter
Posts: 158
Joined: Sat Apr 03, 2010 7:50 am
Realm: Detheroc/Nesingwary/Frostwolf
Gender: Female
Location: Plastic Beach

Re: Gator!

Unread post by Nelium » Sun Jun 20, 2010 6:06 pm

What a cute little fella! I LOVE gators and we have them here all the time in Louisiana. In fact there was one in my friend's pool last weekend and I saw one while I was swimming three days ago. They are a common sight, but I still reallly enjoy them!

I am very glad that whoever found the gator was kind enough to set it free. :D I have had to hear of them being killed/sold to the market too many times.

Personally, when I find them I don't have to move them as they are on our land with all of the swamp, and they don't frighten me. I have yet to have a pet/farm animal be attacked by one, and I have never beeen struck at even when I walked right onto a mother and her little ones once.

Thank you for sharing the pictures! It makes me smile to know that the little one was unharmed. :hug:
Image

User avatar
Vephriel
Illustrious Master Hunter
Illustrious Master Hunter
Posts: 16007
Joined: Wed Jan 06, 2010 8:07 pm
Realm: Wyrmrest Accord US
Gender: Female
Location: Alberta, Canada

Re: Gator!

Unread post by Vephriel » Sun Jun 20, 2010 6:27 pm

Ahmg it's so cute!!!!!!! *degenerates into squeeing mode*

I wish alligators stumbled into my backyard. D:

Thanks for sharing. ^_^

User avatar
Saturo
 
Posts: 18809
Joined: Sun Jan 10, 2010 5:21 pm
Gender: Mortally impaired geekgirl
Location: My secret lair on Skullcrusher Mountain.

Re: Gator!

Unread post by Saturo » Sun Jun 20, 2010 6:28 pm

*Sees Veph going crazy*
*Thinks for a short while*
*Disappears*
*Returns with a frying pan*
What...? It looks delicious.

I also exist on DeviantArt.
"I'll probably be some kind of scientist, building inventions in my space lab in space!"

Moderation note: Saturo is banned from all forums except the RP forum, and only allowed there until the current RP thread ends.


User avatar
Azunara
 Community Resource
 Community Resource
Posts: 15644
Joined: Fri Jan 22, 2010 6:21 pm
Gender: Female

Re: Gator!

Unread post by Azunara » Sun Jun 20, 2010 7:50 pm

Aaaw! Gator! I held a baby one once....

User avatar
BooBoo
Posts: 15
Joined: Thu Feb 25, 2010 11:44 am
Realm: Wyrmwrest Accord

Re: Gator!

Unread post by BooBoo » Sun Jun 20, 2010 7:50 pm

Yep, I'm in Louisiana. I live in a more urban area, but it's only a few minutes drive to some swamp. It's a little less common that they wander into the neighborhoods, and it's only the young ones that do. Of course, people do eat plenty of gator around here, but I think it's actually illegal to kill them without a special license? I was under the impression most gator served in restaurants came from gator farms. lol I bet it's a whole different story in Cajun country, though! Not too long after this little baby came to visit, we saw a MONSTER hanging out in City Park. We called Wildlife and Fisheries over that one, though, because many people walk their dogs and let their children play near the ponds there. Don't worry, Veph, they just relocated that one, too. :)
Image

For as the eyes of bats are to the blaze of day, so is the reason in our soul to the things which are by nature most evident of all.
--Aristotle

User avatar
Rottingham
Master Hunter
Master Hunter
Posts: 1093
Joined: Tue Jan 05, 2010 11:55 pm
Realm: Muradin; Illidan
Gender: Man
Location: Summoner's Rift and Whiterun

Re: Gator!

Unread post by Rottingham » Sun Jun 20, 2010 8:21 pm

VEPH! I finally have that picture to tag you in for facebook now!!! rofl

Image

Rottingham, Troll Hunter in the Petopians Guild

Check me out on youtube!


Post Reply