„Education is always key: alligators are misunderstood.“
By Claire Downs | MOTHERBOARD
On Friday afternoon, just hours before tropical storm Harvey made landfall in the coastal city of Rockport, Texans began preparing for the hurricane’s inevitable devastation. Warnings of flooding, downed electrical wires, destroyed property, and issues threatening public safety dominated social media. But it wasn’t until a viral tweet, posted by the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office, reminded the internet that Texans should also be wary of displaced alligators.