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Florida Man Arrested After Alligator Bites Off His Hand

Let’s give authorities in Collier County, Florida, a hand for filing charges against a guy with (deservedly) only one. I’m talking, of course, about Wallace Weatherholt, who lost a hand to an alligator back in June. Mr. Weatherholt, an airboat captain working for the Everglades City, Florida-based Captain Doug’s Everglades Tours, was “essentially baiting the […]

Monday Maul: I’m (Still) Rooting for the Sea Shepherd

“In all social movements, the only thing that’s ever made a difference has been the passion and the initiative of individuals.” — Paul Watson I included the above-quoted statement in my December 12, 2010, commentary, “I’m Rooting for the Sea Shepherd,” whose headline remains apt today as Capt. Paul Watson waits for German officials to […]