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Recent flooding and a rise in temperatures has alligators moving. A recent string of attacks within the last month has proven that. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FMs Liana Charles reports on the story of a Gainesville man who had a serious encounter with a huge “gator” and wrote a book about it and she talks to fish and wildlife experts about how to be safe around alligators.

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/AlligatorAwarenessWRAPLC.mp3]

Full interview with former director of Kanapaha Botanical Gardens in Gainesville, Don Goodman:

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/EditedGoodmanQAforweb.mp3]

Goodman has written a book that shares his experience called, “The Summer of the Dragon.”

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