Apparently, the alligators have a natural instinct that kicks in that lets them know when the river is about to freeze. They respond by sticking their nose above the surface at just the right moment, allowing the water to freeze around them.
The freaky practice is apparently called brumation, a form of hibernation that allows alligators to regulate their body temperatures no matter the weather conditions, according to a report by the Bradenton Herald.
The park has 12 gators rescued from captivity now hibernating in the ice. In a blog post, experts explained that alligators can live in water temperatures as low as 40 degrees. But fortunately for them they have quite the tactic to survive the frozen waters.
Bethel School District canceled all classes for Monday out of "an abundance of caution", it reported on its Facebook page. Pierce County Sheriff's Department set up tipline for any information about the fatal shooting of Deputy McCartney.
But the company operated largely in secret until last week when it announced partnerships with Volkswagen Group and Hyundai. They're betting big on autonomous vehicles and their Drive IX technology is one of the most advanced platforms around.
Last November Donald Trump in a tweet talked about a competition called "Fake News Trophy" among the news channels. It's an obvious stunt, a finger in the media's collective eye, and the president's fans will love it.
Samsung says The Wall's bezel-less design will ultimately allow customers to create a TV-sized just for their needs. Another feature, the Universal Guide, will serve as a recommendation service for TV and other content.
Gruden was traded to the Buccaneers and won the Super Bowl in his first season, beating the Raiders in Super Bowl XXXVII. The 54-year-old spent seven seasons as the Bucs coach, but was sacked following the 2008 campaign after a 9-7 term.
Since ground temperatures have been at or below freezing since Christmas, it looks like Monday morning will be messy. Cloudy skies, light-to-moderate breezes, and steady temperatures in the low 20s are projected for Sunday night .
There is a small utility you can download which will check if the battery in your laptop is one of the affected power packs. HP has announced a recall on batteries in select notebook and mobile workstations sold in recent years.
Google Assistant , meanwhile, has expanded from Android devices to Google Home speakers and third-party devices, as well. A host of top computer manufacturers are adding Amazon Alexa capabilities to their core models.
Defensive tackle Chris Jones, arguably the Chiefs' most disruptive lineman, limped out of the game with a knee injury. On the Chiefs' ensuring drive, tight end Travis Kelce appeared to lose the ball on a hit by Johnathan Cyprien .
Pink to Perform Super Bowl LII National Anthem
The vocalist, who was born Alecia Beth Moore, will sing the national anthem ahead of the February 4 title game at U.S. Pink is being given the honor of opening the 2018 Super Bowl next month by performing the national anthem.
Sessions Unleashes the Hounds on Pro-Pot States
Chris Lindsey, senior legislative counsel with the Marijuana Policy Project , said prosecutors previously had discretion. Sessions's long-dreamed-of crackdown has been expected by critics since he was confirmed past year .
Secret SpaceX 'Zuma' launch scheduled for Sunday
The webcast of the launch did not follow the second stage carrying the payload after it separated from the first stage. This is SpaceX's third classified mission, and arguably its most secretive flight for the U.S. military.
4 powerlifting players killed in road accident in India
Yadav was driving the silver Swift DZire on a highway leading to Karnal, Haryana, and crashed around 4am, police said. Police have registered a case and ordered investigations to ascertain the actual reason behind the accident.
Egypt's Salah voted African Player of the Year
This is the first year the organisers have also allowed captains to vote for the continent's best player. Egypt was voted the team of the year, with manager Hector Cuper winning Africa's coach of the year.
Chelsea held by second-tier Norwich
The first half was an unforgettably forgettable one, with neither keeper being properly tested. We tried to win the game but we must accept the final result .