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Rush for Gator Meat

POSTED: Friday, October 9, 2009 - 1:13pm

UPDATED: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 10:58pm

With this weekend's big game just days away - local butcher shops say they're seeing alligator meat fly off the shelves. Number One ranked Florida is coming to Tiger Stadium.
That means people in Tiger country are buying lots of tiger bait. Everything from frozen alligator to smoked alligator sausage has been in high demand all week long. Tiger fans tell us they're cooking up alligator for their tailgate parties. Store owners say they're seeing orders for gator spike to levels they've never seen.