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Dog Pack Attacks Gator In Florida

Discussion in 'Turf and Surf Hunting and Fishing' started by Quigley_Sharps, Jun 1, 2007.


  1. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

    Dog Pack Attacks Gator In Florida

    At times nature can be cruel, but there is also a raw beauty, and even a certain justice manifested within that cruelty.

    The alligator, one of the oldest and ultimate predators, normally considered the "apex predator", can still fall victim to implemented 'team work' strategy, made possible due to the tight knit social struc ture and "survival of the pack mentality" bred into the canines.

    See the remarkable photograph below courtesy of Nature Magazine. Note that the Alpha dog has a muzzle hold on the gator preventing it from breathing, while another dog has a hold on the tail to keep it from thrashing. The third dog attacks the soft underbelly of the gator.
     
  2. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

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  3. Blackjack

    Blackjack Monkey+++

    [LMAO]

    That's great! Are those your pups?
     
  4. Tracy

    Tracy Insatiably Curious Moderator Founding Member

    That's some pack of wild dogs. :lol:

    I love it!
     
  5. Seacowboys

    Seacowboys Senior Member Founding Member

    My pack of wild dogs has killed and eaten a pony, several bears, a Barney, a gator, and are now chewing up a dinosaur....the weiner dog is especially vicious!
     
  6. snuffysmith

    snuffysmith Monkey+++ Founding Member

    [touchdown]Quigley,
    You just made my day, Thanks[LMAO]

    Snuffy
     
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