Disney Installs New Signs Warning of Gators, Snakes
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Following Tuesday’s fatal alligator attack of a toddler at a Walt Disney World resort, the company has begun installing temporary barriers at its beaches and posting signs to warn guests, CNN reported.
Two-year-old Lane Graves of Nebraska was standing in about a foot of water in a lagoon near Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa when an alligator grabbed him and pulled him under water, according to CNN.
The Orange County Medical Examiner's Office told CNN that the toddler died from traumatic injuries and drowning. The boy’s body was found Wednesday.
According to CNN, the new signs warn guests with the following messages: "Danger," "Alligators and snakes in area," "Stay away from the water" and "Do not feed the wildlife."
Prior to Friday’s installation of new signs, there were signs that read: “No Swimming” but none that mentioned alligators, CNN said.
Walt Disney World Resort vice president Jacquee Wahler told CNN that the company is "working on permanent, long-term solutions at our beaches."
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