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Don't touch the gators

Florida_alligator Three airboat captains have been arrested after an undercover sting caught them feeding and getting too comfy with alligators, WPLG Channel 10 reports today.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission sent officers posing as tourists on July 12 at Everglades Holiday Park in Western Broward County.

The officers rode with captains Randy Rothermel, 49, Armando Horta, 43, and John D. Pieper, 58, and photographed them feeding the 'gators and letting tourists lean over the boats to take close-up photos.

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Kevin Harris

It's really nice to see alligator in real but still it's too dangerous. They shouldn't allow any people easily getting closed in the place of alligator. Anytime, they become wild and act so terrible! Just a safely advice!

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