An alligator was spotted in the surf of the Atlantic Ocean on a Sea Pines beach on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Tourists and RBC Heritage presented by Boeing PGA Tour golf tournament fans crowded the gator.
Fripp Island Resort Activity Center reported that visitors threw carrots on a large 11-foot alligator, violating state laws protecting alligators. Security is looking for visitors who were lucky the alligator didn't get violent.
An injured Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle — the most endangered species of sea turtle in the world — washed up on a Hilton Head beach Wednesday morning. Rescuers sent the turtle to Charleston Aquarium's Sea Turtle Hospital.
An endangered Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle washed up on the Hilton Head Island, South Carolina beach after suffering a head injury, likely caused by a boat strike. The turtle was transported to the Charleston aquarium Sea Turtle Hospital.
A zoo in Melbourne, Florida, is using honey from bees to help other animals at the zoo. In a video posted to their Facebook page, the Brevard Zoo explains how the honey is being used to treat injured sea turtles. According to the video, five sea turt
Common chickweed, common across South Carolina, may be the quintessential weed. In spring, this bright green, low-growing plant appears seemingly overnight. It is food for chickens, rabbits, deer and us and is used as a herbal medicine.
Cheryl Crosby Phillips rescues opossums, squirrels and raccoons. This baby opossum was found abandoned in a Bluffton, S.C., backyard. She'd just fed it puppy formula with a syringe before shooting this video, she says.
A huge rattlesnake was spotted in a field in Jacksonville, Florida, on Monday. This video of the snake was captured by eyewitness Lindsey Nilsen. The animal was identified as an eastern diamondback rattlesnake, according to Action News Jax.
This video from late February 2018 documents the discovery of a humpback whale carcass nearly 30 miles off Cumberland Island, and how sharks -- including some large great whites -- quickly scavenged the 28-foot-long whale until little was left.
An alligator was spotted with a large chunk of another alligator in its mouth at Shipyard Golf Club on Tuesday. Part time Hilton Head resident Kathi Elder caught a picture of the cannibal gator, which she said swam around with the chunk in its mouth all day.
The Travel Channel has named Hilton Head Island as one of the "10 Best Dolphin Sighting Destinations in North America" on their website. In their entry on Hilton Head they mention the many great dolphin sightseeing opportunities in the area.