Don’t worry, those frozen alligators are totally OK
Damn, alligators are tough.
Last week, the Shallotte River Swamp Park posted videos on Facebook of its gators poking their nostrils through the ice to survive unusually cold temperatures, a result of the “bomb cyclone” that hit the eastern United States.
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On Tuesday, the tactic paid off — the ice melted a bit in the park’s alligator sanctuary, and the creatures were alive and well.
The park is located in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina — a state that, like much of the East Coast, experienced its coldest first week of January on record since 1895, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Read more…More about Winter, North Carolina, Ice, Alligator, and Alligators
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