Alligators are truly amazing creatures. We are so blessed to still see them all around South Carolina (like the Alligator Adventure and Huntington State Park in Myrtle Beach or Charles Towne Landing and Audubon Swamp Garden in Charleston, or Edisto Island Serpentarium in Edisto).
Just recently, Business Week published an article underscoring once more their excellent survival skills and importance to the human race. Apparently, alligators have super-potent proteins in their blood with the ability to fight off fungi, viruses and drug resistant super-bugs.
Researchers unleashed these proteins on 23 different strains of disease carrying bacteria. All of them were killed - a feat unequaled by any known human blood protein!
This post is an ode to one of the most magnificent and ancient animal on Earth. “You’re alright mate! You’re alright”…
Keep watching, respecting and protecting the South Carolina alligators!
Utan, King of Crocs, largest captive crocodile in North America, currently on display at Alligator Adventure in North Myrtle Beach
The odd couple - Audubon Swamp at Magnolia Plantation near Charleston
Alligator cooling off at Huntington Beach State Park
Baby gators swarming the stage - Alligator Adventure live presentation
Jumping for food - Alligator Adventure live feeding presentation
The swamp ghost, albino alligator in North Myrtle Beach
If you liked these then you’ll rave about these “Jeepers-Creepers” photos of snakes from zoos in South and North Carolina.
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