Wanna go alligator hunting this weekend? Head on up to Goose Lake in Scandia.SEE ALSO: Schoep, the famous Lake Superior dog, dies at age 20 A few days after the DNR killed an alligator named Clyde with a shotgun blast to the head, his crocodilian friend, Bonnie, remains on the loose.
-- Update at bottom --Earlier this week, someone apparently let two alligators loose on Goose Lake near Scandia, Fox 9 reports.NOT THE FIRST TIME: Small alligator found in Bloomington; fisherman says "there's a big one back there too" [PHOTO]Why they did that isn't clear at this point, but the DNR i ... More >>
-- Update at bottom -- A Stillwater family's Wednesday morning took a turn for the surreal when a man went out to his back deck and Holy shit! There's a 7-foot snake!SEE ALSO: "Superhuman" gray-haired woman steals decorative planter from Stillwater business [VIDEO] Camille Kiolbasa snapped a photo o ... More >>
Jax Cafe, whose tagline is "Serving steaks, not trends," will be dishing up anything but steaks on November 14 at its Hunters Dinner. Alligator and rattlesnake are among the menu offerings at the $80-a-head dinner, which owner Bill Kozlak says will draw hunters and epicureans alike.
Comic book story is entertaining, nuanced, and stays close to its origins
Henry Atherton pled guilty yesterday to allowing 32 ball python snakes to freeze to death in storage last winter. Atherton testified to the tragic circumstances surrounding his snakes' death: he moved to Dilworth Minnesota from Florida last year with 32 pythons. He'd previously owned "more than 10 ... More >>
Climate change has led to more precipitation and less moose in Minnesota, but who knew our climate was already hospitable to animals that normally reside in the tropics?Apparently, Bloomington is now home to alligators, and nobody is quite sure how they got there.A dog came across a small alligator ... More >>
Crocodiles7th St. Entry, MinneapolisFebruary 28, 2012San Diego's Crocodiles probably picked the least Californian night to roll through Minneapolis, as the strange snow/sleet/rain mix had even the locals in a rather vexing mood. And while the inclement weather perhaps had something to do with ... More >>
Photos by Nikki MillerAvey Tare December 7, 2011 Triple Rock Social Club Avey Tare, pseudonymed "frontman" of the very popular "collective" Animal Collective, released an album last year called Down There, a piece supposedly inspired by crocodiles. How now, swamp cow?
Photos by Anna GulbrandsenDum Dum Girls and CrocodilesOctober 12, 2011Turf ClubDum Dum Girls sure do make it look easy. They filled the Turf Club with simple, straightforward chord progressions and effortlessly catchy choruses, and proved to be an utterly enthralling band whom you really couldn ... More >>
The mullet-wearing marauder is coming to dinner. Forget that clown Emeril and the effusive Guy Fieri; now when Minnesota dudes wants to make dinner, they can turn to the state's biggest man's man, Jared Allen. Yep, the same defensive end that the Vikings rely on to slay quarterbacks is offeri ... More >>
Yes, chile-infused tequila, pineapple, cilantro, and a tiny beer all in one rollicking cocktail. Sometimes the truth is worth the consequences, no?
Beach Blanket Gecko: Nancy Plank, Paul Boesing, and Stephen D'Ambrose in Edward Albee's Seascape
A team of scientists labors to figure out why so many frogs around the state are suddenly turning up deformed--and what