The Alligator Industry Bites

“How can this industry fall out so quickly?” Stephen Bonnecarrere asked while tossing live alligators into bins at his father-in-law’s farm outside Houma. “It happened too fast.”

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photo by Lee Celano for The New York Times

That, and more from this story in today’s New York Times about the market for alligator skins.

I wonder if an increase in alligator bites in the bayou will follow?

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