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Old 04-10-2014, 07:24 AM
Miv Miv started this thread
 
Location: Birmingham, AL
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I'm thinking of moving to Tampa.
I'm a nature girl and really enjoy hiking, fishing, & nature in general.

Do gators really roam the area down there?
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Old 04-10-2014, 07:33 AM
 
Location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
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Do gators really roam the area down there?
I wasn't a believer either but my real estate agent when I first came to Tampa to visit/scout was able to find a gator with relative ease just sitting on the side of the road on the bank of a retention pond.

Trust me, they ARE really roaming around!
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Old 04-10-2014, 08:35 AM
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LAWD!

I'm used to spending my summers in creeks/lakes/rivers. I take it that this won't be possible in that area.
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Old 04-10-2014, 09:27 AM
 
Location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
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I have a friend who told me that the clear water body of waters like the springs are free of crocodiles.

I personally wouldnt go trailblazing or for a dip in any old body of water.
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Old 04-10-2014, 09:27 AM
 
Location: Terra
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LAWD!

I'm used to spending my summers in creeks/lakes/rivers. I take it that this won't be possible in that area.
Uhhhh... it's not like hoards of gators are out eating people. Do you think this state would be having one of the fastest population increases if that were the case?

The only time they're really an issue is when some derp is walking their small dog along the edge of the water.
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Old 04-10-2014, 09:29 AM
 
Location: Terra
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I have a friend who told me that the clear water body of waters like the springs are free of crocodiles.

I personally wouldnt go trailblazing or for a dip in any old body of water.
We rarely have crocodiles. In fact, it made the news when a croc made its way up here from South Florida.

We have alligators.
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