It’s hard to get kids to sit still for an educational lesson, but when the subject is alligators and they’re right at the front of the classroom, parents find their children wide-eyed and rapt with attention. These rare interactions are business as usual at Gator Country, just 20 minutes southwest of downtown Beaumont, where more than 300 alligators sprawl across the 15-acre property. At 12 p.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. each day, owners Gary and Jana Saurage and their team bring out gators as well as crocodiles, snakes, turtles and other reptiles, and they use the opportunity to teach
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