Torii Hunter Kisses An Alligator [PHOTO]

By Ashley Dunkak

CBS DETROIT – The entertaining photos from Detroit Tigers spring training in Lakeland, Fla., just keep on coming.

Monday the picture making the rounds was supermodel and Justin Verlander’s girlfriend Kate Upton showing a swimsuit-clad Bryan Holaday how to model, and Tuesday the odd image is outfielder Torii Hunter smooching an alligator.

My homey @justinverlander dared me to kiss an alligator. #defeatmyfear #stillfearit #madeboots

A photo posted by Torii Hunter (@tnutts48) on

Evidently, Hunter’s bold move toward the reptile was encouraged by Verlander.

Verlander and Hunter were connected in a less goofy way but still unique way last season, when Verlander called a walk-off home run by Hunter in late August.

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