Animals

Alligator Crashes UF Students’ Lake Alice Picnic

Michael Tamayo and a friend were picnicking by Lake Alice on Wednesday when an unexpected guest decided to join. An alligator crept up to the University of Florida students’ picnic blanket and started to chomp down on a sandwich. A bystander, Richard Reed Jr., caught the gator encounter on video, and at …

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Fish Deaths At Wal-Mart Raise Concern For Living Conditions

Betta fish deaths at a local Wal-Mart have raised concern from an Alachua County resident. However, PETA and betta fish experts say that the small containers that the fish tend to be kept in are not ideal for them in any store, because it makes them more vulnerable to temperature fluctuations and sullied water.

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Photos: Local Pups Display Holiday Spirit at Howl-O-Ween Event

Local dogs played, swam and strutted their stuff at the Ghoul and Drool Howl-O-Ween event in Gainesville on Saturday, October 24. The city's parks, recreation and cultural affairs department hosted the party for the pooches and their owners at the H. Spurgeon Cherry “Westside” Swimming Pool from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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