By: Mary Ann Cozza
Faculty advisor Mike Matson said, “Our adoption of Blanco helps support our mission of encouraging education of the natural world and of course, helping a fellow gator.”
At 8 feet long and 160 pounds, Blanco is an impressive gator. Although Blanco’s most impressive feature is that he is leucistic, lacking almost all pigmentation. The gator is a Louisiana native who came to Houston in January of 1994.