Home security camera catches gator trying to snatch a wall-mounted plaque of sea turtles

Florida alligators never disappoint, especially when they’re hungry, frustrated, or apparently really inspired by artwork that features sea turtles. It seems like this gator was harboring a combination of all three when it attempted to dismount a plaque on the front porch of a Florida home this week.

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Got a special talent? If so, we’d like to hear from you, because we’re producing our own talent show. Next Southern Star, hosted by Leanne Morgan, aims to find the next It’s a Southern Thing star.

If you think you have what it takes, send us a video – no more than two minutes – of your talent by June 11th. Your submission must be original material.

We Southerners have many colorful ways to say someone is feeling ill (read an entire list here) but one unusual phrase we use – “under the weather” – is not limited to just the South. So where and when did the phrase originate?

It is now so common that we don’t even stop to think about what a strange phrase it is. Let’s take a look at its origins.

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