On Tuesday, July 7, at mile marker 85 on the westbound side of Alligator Alley, Gabriella Ferraro, Florida Fish and Wildlife Public Information Coordinator, held a press conference regarding the arrest of a Lee County man who was caught taking alligator eggs illegally. 'It is not uncommon for people to poach eggs, but it is uncommon for someone to take this number of eggs,' she said. The man was caught with 133 American alligator eggs.

Photo by JENNIFER WHITNEY, Staff

On Tuesday, July 7, at mile marker 85 on the westbound side of Alligator Alley, Gabriella Ferraro, Florida Fish and Wildlife Public Information Coordinator, held a press conference regarding the arrest of a Lee County man who was caught taking alligator eggs illegally. "It is not uncommon for people to poach eggs, but it is uncommon for someone to take this number of eggs," she said. The man was caught with 133 American alligator eggs.

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