Just taking a stroll.....

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  1. 96Gatorcise

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  2. RayGator

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    And maybe a 12 par. :)
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    And the deer all said, "Go Gator!"
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    You may have noticed that the deer were wary, but not nervous as long as he kept his distance. Although it is true that a full-sized Gator like that one can run a fair distance at 25 mph, deer, even fawns, get up to speed really quickly and have a big advantage on a 1.5 ton Gator due to their relative lack of mass they must apply force to, to enable movement.

    Given the size of the deer, he looked about 11-12 feet to my eye.

    Gators, by the way, far, far prefer swimming Dogs to Deer due to comparative ease of acquisition.
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    If a gator ever comes towards you run, then zig L or R, they run well in a straight line for a short distance, but dont corner well.
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    Can you imagine poking around in the sawgrass or palmettos for your ball and come face to face with this fellow?
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    There is song about that.
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    Watching our goal line offense the last couple of years I have seen no evidence that they run well in a straight line for a short distance
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