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January 20, 2017

FLORIDA: THE AUSTRALIA OF THE STATES

A couple vacationing in Florida got an up-close-and-personal interaction with the state’s most famous reptilian residents when an alligator leaped off the bank it was sunning on and into their airboat, briefly wedging itself in the boat’s railing.

(Thanks to Rick Day, Mark Schlesinger and Le Petomane)

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Motto of the Florida Tourism Board: "More people survive vacationing in Florida than Australia".

How that guy held on to his phone-camera is beyond my understanding.

Every time someone mentions gator I think fry pan, gravy, and rice. Mmmmmmmm
(Note to Southeners, fry pan = cast iron skillet.)

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