Texas Gator Season: A new proposal would make alligators legal game on private lands

Texas is already a hot hunting destination for whitetails, turkeys, and wild pigs. But if that's not enough variety, you may soon be able to take a gator from the Lone Star State, too. Since the animal was removed from the federal Endangered Species List in 1987, its population in Texas has swollen to an estimated quarter-million, and now a new 3-month gator season is in the works. Here are the details. Click here for the story