Why Florida is an awsome place to live

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robinson
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Gator don’t eat carrion
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https://apnews.com/article/entertainmen ... cf4875070c
The United States has no native monkeys, but the smallish vervets have roamed Dania Beach since the late 1940s after a dozen brought from West Africa fled a now long-closed breeding facility and roadside zoo. Today, 40 descendants are broken into four troops living within 1,500 acres (600 hectares) around the airport. Florida also has a few colonies of escaped macaques and squirrel monkeys.
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ed is at it again.

https://fox8.com/news/watch-lightning-b ... orida-man/

Lightning bolt explodes ground near Florida man
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https://www.npr.org/2022/05/11/10983138 ... ng-florida
"I've got a serious situation here. My pilot has gone incoherent. And I have no idea how to fly the airplane," said the man, according to recordings of the air traffic control call.

Thirty frantic minutes later — with the help of multiple air traffic controllers around West Palm Beach, Fla. — the plane and its passengers were safely on the ground in a remarkable and unusual emergency landing.

The passenger who made the landing has not been publicly identified. In the recordings, he says several times that he does not know how to operate the Cessna Caravan aircraft, although his conversations with controllers indicate some familiarity with technical aviation terms.
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https://www.news4jax.com/news/florida/2 ... l-episode/
Video: Good Samaritans help Florida driver suffering medical episode
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https://apnews.com/article/st-petersbur ... 537ddc7bf2
A man died searching for Frisbees in a lake at a disc golf course where people are warned by signs to beware of alligators, police in Florida said Tuesday.

The unidentified man was looking for flying discs in the water and “a gator was involved,” the Largo Police Department said in an email Tuesday.
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What profiteth a man to gain the whole world, but lose his soul.

The whole world, Man, but . . . FRIZBEES?
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That frisbee guy was not properly armed.

https://twitter.com/Notdojaaa/status/15 ... wsrc%5Etfw
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https://metro.co.uk/2022/07/04/giant-af ... -16936894/
Giant snails that can grow up to the size of a rat have been reported in a town in Florida.

The invasive species, native to Africa, carry the parasite rat lungworm, known to cause meningitis in humans.

On June 23, 2022, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) confirmed the detection of the giant African land snail in the New Port Richey area of Pasco County.
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Steam the fuckers and serve 'em up with lemon butter!
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Woman, 73, stabbed by 100-pound sailfish that leapt from water off Florida coast
https://www.foxnews.com/us/woman-73-sta ... rida-coast
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9-foot Florida alligator eats 40-pound dog, owner says: 'Took him down like it was nothing'
https://www.foxnews.com/us/florida-alli ... er-nothing
Florida woman shocked to find iguana in her toilet: report
https://www.foxnews.com/lifestyle/flori ... let-report

T
wo Alligators Fatally Attack Florida Woman After She Falls Into Pond
An 80-year-old woman was killed after falling into a pond near her house. It was the second fatal alligator attack in Florida this year.
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/17/us/f ... ttack.html
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Brazil may have Florida beat:

https://www.reddit.com/r/WTF/comments/x ... in_brasil/
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Florida man survives 3 days in swamp after losing arm in alligator attack: 'Do or die'
22 Florida residents have been bitten by alligators this year, according to officials
By Andrew Mark Miller | Fox News

A Florida man who says he was attacked by an alligator is in good spirits despite losing an arm and finding himself stranded in a swamp for three days.

Eric Merda, 43, says he had just finished an irrigation job in July in Parrish Florida when he decided to stop at Lake Manatee Fish Camp to throw away trash which resulted in him getting lost in the woods, WTVT-TV reported.

Merda told the outlet that he spotted his truck across a body of water and jumped into the water figuring he could swim to his vehicle. Halfway across the lake, Merda says he encountered an alligator that grabbed his arm and snapped it as he tried to pull him under three times.
https://www.foxnews.com/us/florida-man- ... -do-or-die
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Throw away trash and get lost in the woods


There is nothing about that story that I believe
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It's around 8 miles from my house, I believe it.
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If you look at Lake Manatee Fish Camp on Google earth you will see why the story makes no sense and can’t possibly be true
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Oh I have no doubt he jumped into the water and an alligator bit off his arm

But the reason is nothing like he says

It’s complete bullshit
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Re: Why Florida is an awsome place to live

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There id this of course ...

https://i.imgur.com/wNZoUNS.jpg