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    Default Dog Pack Attacks Gator In Florida

    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 structure 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.

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    awwwwwwwwwwwww, that's cute

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    Woulda been funnier if it had been three BULLDOG puppies, LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by KnightnPBIArmor View Post
    Woulda been funnier if it had been three BULLDOG puppies, LOL
    Nah. I prefer Bull Mastiffs. Something you can throw a saddle on adn ride through downtown and not a single sole with mess with you.
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    Simply disgusting!! Where is PETA!! You'd think they'd be on this for those terribly vicious domesticated K9's attacking a helpless endangered animal!

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    Oh..by the way. That is to friggin' cute!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaSharkie View Post
    Nah. I prefer Bull Mastiffs. Something you can throw a saddle on adn ride through downtown and not a single sole with mess with you.

    The only problem with that is the drool factor!
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    Quote Originally Posted by KnightnPBIArmor View Post
    Woulda been funnier if it had been three BULLDOG puppies, LOL
    Well it did come from a long time friend of mine who is a Georgia Bulldog Fan. Of course he sent it to me knowing I'm a long time Gator Fan. )

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    You got me. I was afraid it was going to be a Pit Bull bashing thread (of which I own two).

    And PETA is NOT our friend....trust me.

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    ...And we all know what PETA stands for...































































































    People Eating Tasty Animals!

    BTW, very cute pic!
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    Quote Originally Posted by RetJaxFF View Post
    Well it did come from a long time friend of mine who is a Georgia Bulldog Fan. Of course he sent it to me knowing I'm a long time Gator Fan. )

    GO GATORS!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptainGonzo View Post
    The only problem with that is the drool factor!
    Yeah. That is the only thing that turns me off to them.

    As for PETA - Screw the freaking bunch of loony terrorist hypocrate bastards.
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    I like the People Eating Tasty Animals bit. What is the other PETA?
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    Quote Originally Posted by volfirie View Post
    I like the People Eating Tasty Animals bit. What is the other PETA?

    I don't know if you are kidding (internet changes things) but PETA stands for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

    Unfortunately, they are not who they present themselves to be. This is one of many websites that many people involved with animal rescue, such as myself, like people to see.

    http://www.petakillsanimals.com/
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    I thought it would be something like that - but it was an honest question. I'd never heard of them. Not that I'd be likely to take much notice if I had!

    Don't get me wrong - I'm not in favour of mistreating animals. I've always lived with animals around, just a cat now. But I also call my animals 'pets', 'companion animal' has just too many syllables!
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    Quote Originally Posted by volfirie View Post
    I thought it would be something like that - but it was an honest question. I'd never heard of them.
    You are lucky, lucky man. I wish i hadn't. They cause a lot of problems for hunters, fishermen, ranchers, etc. etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raughammer1 View Post
    You are lucky, lucky man. I wish i hadn't. They cause a lot of problems for hunters, fishermen, ranchers, etc. etc.
    Not ot mention their financial and legal support for those who have burned and attacked animal research clinics.
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    Quote Originally Posted by volfirie View Post
    But I also call my animals 'pets', 'companion animal' has just too many syllables!
    I could have sworn that was the island nation to your east.. where the men are MEN, and the sheep^h^hcompanion animals are SCARED.
    So you call this your free country
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    Quote Originally Posted by voyager9 View Post
    I could have sworn that was the island nation to your east.. where the men are MEN, and the sheep^h^hcompanion animals are SCARED.
    You mean the Land of the Long White Sheep? I mean Cloud!!!

    I'm still trying to organise a trip to that place, beautiful scenery. And good deer hunting too
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    Quote Originally Posted by volfirie View Post
    I thought it would be something like that - but it was an honest question. I'd never heard of them.
    Your not the only one. I had never heard of them til this thread. BTW the pictures very cute though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Futureemt73193 View Post
    BTW the pictures very cute though.
    Picture and story both - great post.
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