Alligators Caught on Tape in Rare Feeding Frenzy

So Georgia man drove his boat through them
By Kim Hartman,  Newser User
Posted Jul 29, 2010 7:03 AM CDT
Promoted on Newser Jul 29, 2010 11:20 AM CDT

(User Submitted) – A Georgia man set out this month expecting a normal day of fishing. Instead, he encountered hundreds of writhing alligators in a canal in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge in what biologists believe may be a strange feeding ritual. Ray Cason witnessed the gator gathering, which wildlife officials term a "cooperative feeding," on two consecutive mornings. Researchers aren't sure what causes the greedy gators to behave so savagely.

"There were 10-foot gators with their entire bodies three feet above the water," says Cason. "Gators rolling all over themselves. It was foggy that first morning, but I bet there were 300 gators I saw in that boat basin and canal." Read the full article.

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