Alligator Information

What are the 3 Most Dangerous Creatures in South Carolina?

American Alligator

The State of South Carolina displays a unique Southern charm that includes friendly faces, small quaint towns, and immensely beautiful geography. The state’s personality and character truly shine through by way of the lavish palmetto bushes, the seemingly never-ending array of moss dangling from the large, historically-significant trees, and the architecture accents of wrought-iron, historical… Read More…

Keeping Family, Pets, and Property Safe from Alligators

Keeping Safe From Alligators

The American Alligator is found throughout the coastal region areas of the Southeastern part of the United States. North Carolina is currently the northernmost habitat. Throughout the State of North Carolina, alligators can be found in swamps, canals, ponds, rivers, tidal basins, the coastline, as well as inland areas in the eastern portion of the… Read More…

How to Deal with a Nuisance Alligator in the State of South Carolina

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) identifies a “nuisance alligator” as a creature that is believed to pose an immediate threat to people, their property, and/or pets. In many instances, the alligator must be a certain length prior to be labeled as a “nuisance”. Four feet is the most common length standard. This… Read More…

Crocodiles Can Keep Watch While Asleep

Whether on a camping trip or somewhere closer to home, an encounter with a crocodile may just be anybody’s worst fear realized. You freeze and start to see your whole life flash before you, but, wait a minute, is that croc asleep? Whew! But before you think you can rest easy and sneak past the… Read More…

How to Live with Alligators

As human population continues to grow, the habitat of alligators also continues to develop. That being said, it is safe to say that interactions between the two are inevitable, which is why the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission offers some tips on how people can co-exist peacefully with these large reptiles. Keep your dogs &… Read More…

Alligator Fact Versus Fiction

Just hearing the word alligator can scare the bejeezus out of most of us. This animal is a beast and has been around since prehistoric times. There is no doubt that there are many old tales about alligators floating around. Some are true, but many others are more than slightly exaggerated. So, how can you… Read More…

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