Chicago Police Confirm Alligator in Lagoon
  • 10 July 2019
Officials couldn't say how the creature got there.
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Were Alligators Ever Kept as White House Pets?
  • 19 February 2018
According to popular lore, an assortment of United States presidents from John Quincy Adams to...
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28-Ft. Florida Alligator Photograph
  • 10 August 2005
A photograph purportedly showing a 28-foot alligator captured in Florida is real but exaggerated.
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Old joke postcard showing a black child getting bitten by an alligator.
Were Black Children Used as Alligator Bait in the American South?
  • 9 June 2017
Tales of youngsters chained up as "alligator bait" in the deep South of the 18th...
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When Was the First Alligator Found in the Chicago River?
  • 23 June 2008
Rumor has it that an alligator discovered in the Chicago River in June 2008 was...
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