Alligator hunting season opens Sept. 11

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Yes, there are people out there who hunt alligators.

Count us out, especially after we read this line in The (Columbia) State story picked up in The Island Packet: "An alligator can still 'get you' even when they're dead." 

Read the full story about next month's opening of the hunting season and a DNR workshop held for hunters here. 

Need more local alligator stories? We got 'em here.