Alligators leap for their meal - Homosassa Springs, Florida

Alligators leap for their meal - Homosassa Springs, Florida

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  • Alligators leap for their meal - Homosassa Springs, Florida

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  • fw00321


  • 19--

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General Note

  • Accompanying note "They leap for their dinner! Alligators, now on the conservation list, are native to most sections of Florida. More than 50 alligators and crocodiles live in comfort at Homosassa Springs, Nature own Attraction 75 miles north of St. Petersburg on US 19, Feeding the scaly monsters at Gator Lagoon, is the current Florida Citrus Queen, Karol Kelly of Zephyrhills, who found that the creatures leap sometimes half their length out of the water for a tasty morsel of mullet! And for dessert... the huge reptiles just love marshmellows!"

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Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 9 x 10 in.

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Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: S1553B2F2.

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