Carefully Consider Warning Signs for Wild Animals in Community

A recent tragic accident at a Florida theme park has raised questions about the use of warning signs in communities where alligators are a known threat. The state’s gated communities often have golf courses, lakes, and ponds that attract alligators. Florida is one of many states that face dangerous wild animals as threats to residents, as other areas around the country are home to poisonous snakes, among other wildlife. Since the widely reported alligator attack, associations, including yours, might be asking whether they should post warning signs about dangerous animals.


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