Damn, alligators are tough.
Last week, the Shallotte River Swamp Park posted videos on Facebook of its gators poking their nostrils through the ice to survive unusually cold temperatures, a result of the "bomb cyclone" that hit the eastern United States.
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On Tuesday, the tactic paid off — the ice melted a bit in the park's alligator sanctuary, and the creatures were alive and well.
The park is located in Ocean Isle Beach,...