Alligator attacks on humans in the United States.

  title={Alligator attacks on humans in the United States.},
  author={Ricky L Langley},
  journal={Wilderness & environmental medicine},
  volume={16 3},
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 southern US… CONTINUE READING

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