alligators in houston flood
Aug 29, 2017 · One Texan got more than she bargained for when Hurricane Harvey brought an unexpected visitor. The owner of an alligator sanctuary east of Houston worries his 350 giant reptiles could slip over fences and escape if extensive Harvey-related flooding …
The alligator found in a driveway in Meyerland was a 5-foot male that will likely be relocated to an alligator farm south of Houston, Christy Kroboth of the Gator Squad told the Houston Chronicle.
Alligators in metro Houston floodwaters making conditions even scarier. With so much water in southeastern Texas and communities, including Houston, inundated by flooding, gators are turning up dangerously close to people. In metro Houston in Missouri City, Arlene Kelsch of Lake Olympia, was checking out the flooding in her backyard on Sunday
Aug 28, 2017 · Arlene Kelsch found not one but two alligators swimming in her Houston backyard. The yard faces Lake Olympia, flooded from Hurricane Harvey. Arlene is now forced to evacuate from her home to get
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HOUSTON – Alligators are popping up around Houston due to massive flooding caused by Tropical Storm Harvey. Heavy rains make it easier for alligators to move, popping up in all kinds of crazy places.
Texas rangers subdue 12ft alligator in Houston floods. It took five men to control the 12ft beast before they could transport it to a less populated area. The Texas game wardens posted a tweet of the incident showing five lawmen sitting on top of the alligator.
“Alligators travel great distances this time of year and having more water to do it in certainly facilitates it,” Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Department Maj. Chad Norvell said in the report.
Aug 28, 2017 · Alligator Sanctuary On Alert As Floodwaters Threaten To Unleash Hundreds Of Gators. Roughly 350 reptiles potentially could swim out of their enclosures if water keeps rising. UPDATE: Aug. 29 ― The owner of a Texas alligator sanctuary said rumors that his gators have escaped because of rising floodwaters are not true.
In Houston, wayward alligators look to return home, too. When water levels recede, the alligator will likely disappear as well.” During the extensive flooding in Beaumont, Texas, the owner of Gator Country, a 15-acre gator sanctuary, warned that water levels were only a foot below the top of a fence that held 350 alligators in the preserve.
Flood waters can turn up lots of things– garbage, sewage, debris and even alligators. According to the Texas Gator Squad, residents should expect that alligators and other animals will be
On Saturday, Houston’s Gator Squad got a workout when it responded to the Meyerland area to help retrieve a small alligator from a residence in that flood-prone neighborhood. Weather Cold weather
350 alligators at risk of escaping flooded Texas rescue. By: Shelby Lin Erdman, Cox Media Group National Content Desk including Houston, inundated by flooding, 350 alligators at risk of
Harvey is also displacing snakes, fire ants and gators. As Tropical Storm Harvey continues to drench Southeast Texas and flood Houston and surrounding communities, people aren’t the only