Road Side Attractions

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One cool about Florida is all the bizarre road side attractions. You will randomly come across them while driving on desolate back roads. People build them for fun, or to give life meaning, or whatever the reason.

They often serve no obvious purpose, but over time they do pull us from our busy lives to stop and reflect, “What The Fuck, Florida?”

That’s gotta mean something.

Florida has about 1.3 million alligators in all 67 counties

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Photo Credit: Miguel Vieira (flickr.com)

Florida has a healthy and stable alligator population. We have about 1.3 million alligators in Florida. Alligators live in all 67 counties, and they inhabit all wild areas of Florida that can support them.

Source:

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

We have hit a new record for 2017 already, so be sure to read our tips for getting eaten by a gator if you’re a tourist visiting, we could sure use the help.

Alligator attacks Peace River swimmer in Arcadia

Peace River Gator Attack

Good news everyone, it looks we have already BEAT our highest record of 16 gator attacks in 2001. It’s only July, but 2017 has BROKEN a new record already! Let’s keep up the great work!

An alligator bit a man swimming in the Peace River Sunday afternoon — this is one of four attacks to have occurred in the past 10 days and the second attack in the area. Full Story »