Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Tackling The Beast!

I am currently in Florida, and today I filmed some videos at Jungle Island for The Biblical Museum of Natural History. We'll post the videos on the museum Facebook/ YouTube page soon, but meanwhile, here's a photo of an alligator that I fed. This particular alligator was extremely aggressive and dangerous, having killed a crocodile which shared its enclosure. The trainer is grasping my belt at the back, ready to pull me backwards if anything went wrong!

10 comments:

  1. Lets hear it for Rabbi 'Alligator Dundee' Slifkin

    ANONACJA

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  2. Are not they advising not to feed alligators directly, so they would not associate humans with food?

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  3. I think this calls for another caption contest...

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    1. "Hey! Give me back my bardelas!'

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    2. On reflection I think 'give me back my rock-hyrax!' would have been funnier... poor little bunny-wabbit. Next time...

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  4. Will you be speaking publicly at any point while in Florida?

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  5. Can't get you gator to behave? Is he beginning to salivate more often when your doggy approaches the beast's enclosure?

    Call Rabbi Slifkin, the aligator whisperer!

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  6. Are you speaking anywhere publicly in florida

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    1. Already did - at Boynton and Hollywood. Sorry!

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