Alligators in columbia sc

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Show Thre Show Posts. Go to Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. View detailed profile Advanced or search site with Search Forums Advanced. Originally Posted by brandon hoffman. Leave em alone and they'll leave you alone.

Alligators in columbia sc

They don't eat much. Kinda cute little buggers. Moving From Kentucky. There are alligators in Columbia. I recently moved to Columbia one month ago but, have vacationed here for nine years. Don't let anyone fool you, there are alligators in Columbia. Ask any of the Fish and Wild Life people with state government. We did. All you have to do is walk along the River Walk Park in downtown Columbia just a few blocks from the state capital and you will see s asking you to beware of the alligators.

Infact, channel 10 located in Columbia have shown pictures of alligators in the canal. Now there may not be as many as on the coast but, they are here and I would beware anytime your around water to be on the safe side. Also,my father lived in Lake Charles Louisiana for twenty years and it gets much colder there in the winter than it does here in Columbia and they have all sorts of alligators there. New Orleans is the same and it also get much colder there in the winter than it does here. Originally Posted by Moving From Kentucky. When I lived in OK there wasn't "suppose" to be any gators there either.

OK now has gators! Crazy people Brandon Hoffman. Originally Posted by Brandon Hoffman. And if you really want something funny, I've been bitten 2x by alligators! It was a captive alligator when I was giving environmental education programs, both about a foot long but 2 different ones. The first time I was demonstrating to about 60 interns how to hold an alligator and I put my finger to close to it's mouth and wasn't paying attention. It felt like being pricked by a pen.

Alligators in columbia sc

Didn't hurt at all. I was happy because for about 2 years I had been wondering what it feel like to get bit. The second time was similar except it was while showing to the alligator to a group of kids around years olds. I guess that's not too bad considering over 5 years I probably did this program around times or so. The few times I handled bigger ones I was more careful.

Originally Posted by waccamatt. There are very few alligators in Columbia as it is further north and further west than their typical habitat.

Alligators in columbia sc

There are 3 gators that live in the Congaree River next to Riverfront Park, but there haven't been any incidents with them. There was also a report of one in Lake Murray a few years ago, but it probably didn't survive its first winter.

With all due respect, Columbia has a much colder climate than does Lake Charles. The all-time low temperature in Lake Charles is 11 degrees it gets that cold in Columbia at least once every other winter or so and the January average temperature in Lake Charles is Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum.

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Sumter, South Carolina. Columbia, Camden, Saluda: place to live, fence, move. User Name. Remember Me. Columbia area Columbia - Lexington - Irmo. Advanced Search. View detailed profile Advanced or search site with. Search Forums Advanced. 3 of 6. Location: Somewhere in America 13, posts, read 13, times Reputation: Advertisements Quote: Originally Posted by brandon hoffman probably transplants. There are alligators in Columbia I recently moved to Columbia one month ago but, have vacationed here for nine years. Location: Columbia, SC 6, posts, read 15, times Reputation: Location: Texas 75 posts, readtimes Reputation: Location: Columbia, SC 10, posts, read 19, times Reputation: Location: WI 3, posts, read 9, times Reputation: Quote: Originally Posted by Brandon Hoffman And if you really want something funny, I've been bitten 2x by alligators!

Location: Lexington, SC 1, posts, read 2, times Reputation: Quote: And if you really want something funny, I've been bitten 2x by alligators! Quote: Originally Posted by waccamatt There are very few alligators in Columbia as it is further north and further west than their typical habitat. City-Data Forum Message. Cancel Changes. Quick Reply.

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