|Florida guard dog|
Photo courtesy of Ianaré Sévi
To stand a chance the citizens have developed a larger-than-life hostility of their own. Nobody but nobody transgresses on a Texan's property, and if they do they're quite likely to meet a herd of huge of dogs who are as angry as the rest of the animals.
But as it turns out, we're small potatoes compared to Florida. They guard their homes with alligators. Hungry ones.