Florida Golf Gator
The following story has been
making the rounds in email. Since we've received about forty copies of
this by now, it's being posted in order to stop people from sending it
to us. We haven't made any attempt to verify the story, but the picture
at least appears to be quite genuine.
This picture was taken at the "Breakers Golf Course" in Palm Beach County, FL in June, 1998. As the story goes, the first foursome of the day played together to the 5th hole where one impatient golfer went ahead of the group. The remaining three, thinking that the impatient golfer finished without them and was waiting at the nineteenth hole, wasn't concerned with his absence. After waiting 2 hours for his return and his car still in the parking lot the threesome notified the club and the search was on. Of course the impatient golfer was not located but his clubs were found on the seventh hole.
Three days later, Ole Mose was spotted on the seventh hole and was an immediate suspect. Ole Mose was an American Croc. that was an infrequent course visitor for over 20 years. Not too much concern was ever given Ole Mose whom had always made a hasty retreat whenever he saw anyone coming.
To make a long story even longer,
after the course officials, SPCA, lawyers, citizens groups, Mayor, Palm
Beach PD and the Americian Corcodile [sic] Association of So. Fl. it was
decided that to put everyone's mind at ease, Ole Mose should be unzipped.
The attached picture is the result.