Florida Authorities Warn of Road Rage Among Mating Alligators

first_imgOfficials in one part of Florida are telling residents to be on the lookout not only for aggressive drivers on the road, but for alligators with that attitude.The message came after a nine-foot gator had to be removed from a road in Manatee County on Friday.The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office warned motorists that we are in that time of year when alligators are mating and may therefore be more mobile and aggressive.They posted:Courtesy: Manatee County Sheriff’s Office/FacebookA male gator measuring 9 feet, 2 inches was removed from a roadway after it was spotted “being aggressive with traffic.”Sheriff’s deputies relocated him to an alligator farm.Wildlife officials add that the Florida mating season begins in early April and could continue into June.last_img read more

ThurstonTalk’s Weekend Event Calendar For Olympia

first_imgAnother weekend with forecasted beautiful weather!  Is this really Western Washington?!  Pick from a wide variety of events happening around town.  Then, mark your calendar for the ever-popular Fall Arts Walk next weekend.Thurston Solar Tour – Saturday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pmPuget Sound Classic 5k & 10k – Saturday at 9:00 am, benefitting Bronwyn’s WheelhouseNisqually River Watershed Festival at the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge – Saturday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pmPick up a small notebook and head outside to gather leaves.  Get some great tips on creating a leaf journal here.ThurstonTalk aims to be your source for positive information and events happening in Olympia.  If you have a suggestion for a post, send us a note at [email protected]  For more events and to learn what’s happening in Olympia and the surrounding area, click here. Facebook23Tweet0Pin0last_img read more