Saturday, July 19, 2008

Like Hunting Easter Eggs, only Better

The Associated Press: Fla. keeps gator farms full by culling wild nests: "IN THE EVERGLADES, Fla. (AP) — It's 7 a.m. in the marsh, and like some sort of cigar-chomping swamp cowboy, biologist Lindsey Hord is about to reach for something that could cost him a few fingers — or worse — if he's not careful.

It's the first day of Florida's annual alligator egg collection program, a yearly ritual to replenish stocks for the state's gator farmers."

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