In Florida Gator Attack, Boy Fell Victim to 'Perfect Storm' Also, gator sightings at Disney not uncommon By John Johnson, Newser Staff Posted Jun 16, 2016 11:04 AM CDT 150 comments Comments File photo of a an alligator. (Janet Blackmon Morgan/The Sun News via AP) (Newser) – The death of a toddler dragged away by an alligator at a Disney resort in Orlando was what CNN calls a "perfect storm" of circumstances. Among other things, this is prime feeding season for alligators; the animals tend to go after smaller prey rather than, say, grown humans; and the child was by the shoreline, where gators like to hunt. More here, or see below for more coverage of the tragedy: The death may be rare, but alligators at Disney facilities? Not so rare at all. The Orlando Sentinel rounds up other close calls. Florida has lots of alligators, but the odds of a person being attacked are tiny, about 1 in 2.4 million. National Geographic looks at the phenomenon. Still, the state has now had 16 fatal attacks since 1997, and the AP has them all here. Disney won't be charging guests staying at the Grand Floridian resort near Magic Kingdom, reports TMZ. It's not clear whether everyone is being comped. Just how liable is Disney in this case, especially given the lack of alligator-warning signs? CBS News takes a look. The boy has been identified as Lane Graves of Elkhorn, Nebraska, and neighbors back home are "flat-out devastated," reports WPTV. Charges against the boy's parents are unlikely, the sheriff tells the AP. A blogger at Scary Mommy has a plea for those criticizing the parents: "Put down your pitchforks." The best advice on how to survive an alligator attack is to avoid an alligator attack. Failing that, you might try making a lot of noise. People gathers advice.