Alligator Attacks on Humans in the United States

  title={Alligator Attacks on Humans in the United States},
  author={Ricky L Langley},
  booktitle={Wilderness \& environmental medicine (Print)},
  • R. Langley
  • Published in
    Wilderness & environmental…
    1 September 2005
  • Medicine
Abstract Objective.—Encounters with alligators are increasing in the United States. Both severe injuries and fatalities can occur from an alligator attack. This study provides information on alligator attacks reported in the United States as well as infections that are commonly associated with alligator bites. Methods.—In order to collect information on the number of alligator bites, nuisance calls, and estimated alligator population of each state, calls were made to wildlife offices in all… 

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