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John Snook looks out over the wide expanse of Lake Miccosukee's swampy vegetation in search of alligator nests from which to harvest alligator eggs July 19, 2007.  The 7 mile long and one mile wide lake that has been reduced to more of a swamp and marsh by a drought gave up 562 fertile alligator eggs for the 14 men from the Florida Wildlife Commission and private gator farmer.  The number of nest from which a "clutch" of eggs was legally harvested was 25% of the total number spotted by the helicopter.

John Snook looks out over the wide expanse of Lake Miccosukee's swampy vegetation in search of alligator nests from which to harvest alligator eggs July 19, 2007. The 7 mile long and one mile wide lake that has been reduced to more of a swamp and marsh by a drought gave up 562 fertile alligator eggs for the 14 men from the Florida Wildlife Commission and private gator farmer. The number of nest from which a "clutch" of eggs was legally harvested was 25% of the total number spotted...
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