2歳の悲劇的な死後の数年間, Disney World and wildlife officials have reportedly removed 250 その地域のワニ. その地域から連れ去られた動物の多くは安楽死させられます.
に 2016, Lane Thomas Graves was killed by an alligator near the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa. それ以来, the company has installed walls and put up warning signs.
Disney also teamed up with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission in an effort to proactively remove nuisance gators from the area, インクルード AP通信 レポート. Trappers were offered $ 30 per alligator, plus whatever money was made from selling the animal’s meat and hide.
Not all of the gators are euthanized, しかしながら. Some are transferred to farms or zoos.
Despite the efforts, guests still spot alligators in the area.
Gina Parsley spoke with reporters about a time that she and her family recently stayed at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and spotted a gator in the water.
“We did not feel like it was a surprise to them,” Parsley said about an employee’s response to being told about the animal. “I would have been more concerned if my daughter had brought it to their attention and they were like, ‘Oh my gosh, どこ?’”
She did recognize, しかしながら, that Florida does have a large alligator population.
“You see neighborhoods where a gator just strolls across someone’s lawn and rings the doorbell,” 彼女は説明した. “It’s Florida: They do that. そう, there’s definitely fighting against nature with that one.”