Florida Keys News - Key West Citizen
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
'Cozy' Fort Jefferson croc transferred to Everglades

An American crocodile that became too cozy with Fort Jefferson visitors had to be removed recently. 

The crocodile had been a resident of the nearshore waters around the Civil War-era fort in Dry Tortugas National Park for at least 14 years, earning the nickname “Cleatus” by park staff.

The crocodile had been fairly reclusive and stayed in more remote...

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