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Reality TV Linked To Louisiana Gator-hunting Violations

by | Aug 23, 2012

According to an article at HoumaToday.com, the popularity of TV shows like "Swamp People" is at least somewhat to blame for the recent increase in alligator hunting violations in Louisiana. 

"In some of our cases the subjects have admitted to watching a reality TV show and then wanting to replicate what they watched," said said Col. Winton Vidrine, head of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ Enforcement Division. "While these shows offer a high level of entertainment, they do not offer a lot of information on how to legally harvest an alligator."—courtesy outdoorpressroom.com.

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