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VIDEO: Alligator Swimming in Lake Tarpon

Do you ever swim in Lake Tarpon? You might want to reconsider taking a dip in this lake. Check out this video we came across that shows an alligator enjoying Lake Tarpon.

Yikes!

A video recently uploaded to You Tube clearly shows an alligator swimming in a shallow part of Lake Tarpon. 

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Rob Moore February 27, 2013 at 03:36 PM
Swim, ski, tube in that lake all the time. The kids love it. Know there are gators in there, but they've never bothered us!
Sunde Farquhar February 27, 2013 at 04:13 PM
Hi Rob! That's good to know!!!
kel coppola February 28, 2013 at 02:46 PM
stop the presses!
kel coppola February 28, 2013 at 02:47 PM
There is an alligator swimming in Lake Tarpon? Stop the presses!!
Alex February 28, 2013 at 10:51 PM
Really?! I know it's very passé, but as the whole world knows, there's gators everywhere here, although they're a mascot more or less, they're like tourists, nothing special.
RecGirl March 04, 2013 at 10:53 PM
Did you notice he is missing a back foot?
Alex March 11, 2013 at 01:16 AM
Not uncommon, gators tend to get into scraps with other gators and chances are it was bit off.

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