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UL Lafayette warns students and faculty about alligator mating season

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is warning students and faculty to beware of Cypress Lake after an alligator escaped on Thursday. Experts say we are entering into alligator mating season, so the gators will be very aggressive around this time. If you do find your self on UL’s campus, please be mindful when around the lake and follow these tips:

  • Stay at least 10 feet from retention walls.
  • Supervise children.
  • Avoid bringing pets near Cypress Lake.
  • DO NOT feed or antagonize the alligators.