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Doug Alderson

Doug Alderson is the author of several award-winning Florida books, including "Wild Florida Waters" and "The Great Florida Seminole Trail." In the spring of 2015, he was awarded the first ever Environmental Leadership Award by Paddle Florida.

Baby Alligators for Sale! When gators were souvenirs

Alligators have always fascinated us; never more than in the early days of Florida tourism, when thousands of baby gators and alligator items were sold. Here’s an excerpt from a new book by Doug Alderson, “America’s Alligator: A Popular History of Our Most Celebrated Reptile.” which is being published April 1 by Lyons Press

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