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Pack Attacks Gator In Florida

At times nature can be cruel, but there is also
a raw beauty, and even a certain justice manifested within that cruelty.

The alligator, one of the oldest and ultimate
predators, normally considered the "apex predator", can still fall
victim to implemented 'team work' strategy, made possible due to the
tight knit social structure and "survival of the pack mentality" bred
into the canines.

See the remarkable photograph below courtesy of
Nature Magazine. Note that the Alpha dog has a muzzle hold on the gator
preventing it from breathing, while another dog has a hold on the tail
to keep it from thrashing. The third dog attacks the soft underbelly of
the gator.

Not for the squeamish! .......................
 

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