This Is the Strangest Animal Skirmish You'll See Today

It's horse vs. alligator, and both apparently escaped unharmed
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 13, 2017 10:17 AM CDT

It's not the first pairing that comes to mind when you think of natural enemies in the animal kingdom, but it turns out that horses apparently aren't fond of alligators. Visitors to Florida's Paynes Prairie State Park near Gainesville learned that first-hand on Wednesday. Video posted online shows a horse attacking a gator and forcing it to move away, notes WTVT-TV. The visitors' best guess is that the horse was protecting younger ones in its herd. (Read more horses stories.)

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