Alligators on the beach? Killer whales in rivers? Get used to it

Pongara beach, Gabon, West Africa. Photo courtesy of: © Andrew Cooper


Sightings of alligators and other large predators in places where conventional wisdom says they ‘shouldn’t be’ have increased in recent years, in large part because local populations, once hunted to near-extinction, are rebounding.

A new article finds that far from being outliers, these sightings signify the return of highly adaptable predators to prime hunting grounds they occupied long ago — a trend that opens new opportunities for future conservation…

Read Full Article; Science Daily (05-07-2018)