Despite frequent grim headlines, fatal crocodile and alligator attacks, like shark attacks, are quite rare. In the United States, only 13 people are known to have died from such attacks between 2000 and 2010. But how common are they, and what should you do if you find yourself face-to-face with an alligator? It does not involve running in a zigzag motion.
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