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Army rangers vs. reptiles

We understand that our nation must be ready to confront unconventional enemies, but didn't expect Army ranger training to include matches against gators and crocodiles.

But the five-man Army ranger reptile team at Eglin Air Force Base trains annually at the Alligator Farm, snagging the reptiles and drawing blood from their tails, staugustine.com reports.

Last we heard, the rangers were beating the crocs.

Posted by Times Editor at 7:15:41 am on May 15, 2011

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