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Worth it or wasted: Marketing alligators

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TAMPA (FOX 13) -

Gators are a common sight in Florida. It's legal to farm and hunt them for meat and skin and the Department of Agriculture wants to get the word out to potential customers around the world.

That's why lawmakers approved a specific appropriation of $100,000 for Alligator marketing in this year's budget, money that comes from the General Inspection Trust Fund. Is that a good spend of tax dollars?

Is the money spent worth it or wasted?

Here are the results of our text poll:

63% wasted

37% worth it



Gator meat in high demand



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