Friday, May 06, 2016

Gators!!!!



This gator was found in a backyard pool in Temple Terrace, Florida...

9-foot Alligator Pulled From Temple Terrace Pool

OK, I live nearby and I have a pool.

Yikes!

Look before you leap.

8 Comments:

At May 06, 2016 10:17 AM, Blogger Sandee said...

That would be most disconcerting. It really would.

Have a terrific day and weekend. ☺

 
At May 06, 2016 10:34 AM, Blogger LL said...

There seems to be a gator in every puddle or pool of water in FL. Be careful. The chlorine is likely to tick them off.

 
At May 06, 2016 10:43 AM, Blogger cube said...

55555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555555. Sandee, that was from my cat, Kinky. She wants you to know "5".

Yes, it would be most disconcerting which is why I love the ocean, but prefer to swim in a pool. At least I can see what's in the water.

BTW I thought of you when I was recently asked what I would name my boat and I said "a bigger."

 
At May 06, 2016 11:27 AM, Blogger cube said...

LL: mmmmmmm I turned my back for a minute and Kinky came back. Sorry.

Yes, we do have lots of gators here in Florida. My husband was standing on a golf course and happened to look down and there was a three foot gator right by his shoe. He inched away safely, by that I mean my husband. Gators are everywhere... including my youngest daughter who attends the University of Florida.

 
At May 06, 2016 1:18 PM, Blogger Jan said...

Do you ever get to the point of thinking of them as cute and annoying instead of terrifying and deadly?

 
At May 06, 2016 1:22 PM, Blogger cube said...

Jan: Yes, I do. I love them and they love me ;)

 
At May 06, 2016 6:53 PM, Blogger messymimi said...

Some friends of ours have a pond with two gators. They've asked to have the reptiles relocated before they get too big.

 
At May 09, 2016 12:37 PM, Blogger cube said...

Messymimi: I saw a news story about a woman in Florida who has a pet gator and city officials are trying to take it away from her. The footage showed her kissing it because she loved it as her pet. I guess it's OK until they get too big... or too hungry.

 

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