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KIAWAH ISLAND, SC - AUGUST 08: An alligator floats during a practice round of the 94th PGA Championship at the Ocean Course on August 8, 2012 in Kiawah Island, South Carolina. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

If Tiger King has taught us anything it’s that there is a ferocious appetite for news stories about people and animals acting badly and the wild happenstance of life. In that spirit each night during the 9 and 10 o’clock hour I enjoy playing a game with you, the listener, called Florida or Australia. The rules are simple: I’ll tell you about a news story on the air and you text or call in and tell me if you think the story happened in Florida or Australia.(because those two places seem to have a high concentration of craziness.) Here are tonight’s stories:

TikToker Who Tried To Find Love At Hardware Store Flooded With DMs

Leesh Cunningham, from New South Wales, Australia, was unable to locate her future hubby in the aisles at hardware chain Bunnings, despite having attempted it twice. On the plus side, the 26-year-old has been inundated with messages since the videos went viral.

Florida Man Charged With Picking Magic Mushrooms While Carrying An Alligator

OVIEDO, Florida - A Florida man was arrested along with three others last Sunday by a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation officer for allegedly picking hallucinogenic mushrooms in the Little Big Econ State Wildlife Management Area in Seminole County, Florida while also carrying a 2-foot-long alligator in his backpack.

Be sure to tune in Monday through Friday nights at 9 and 10pm if you want to play along.