Gator on Beach (IMAGE) Duke University Caption Large predators are being found in places they haven't been seen before, like on beaches and in backyards. They are rebounding from near-extinction and spreading out, says Duke research. Credit Brian Silliman, Duke University Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.