Emails show firefighters were feeding alligators near site of deadly attack at Disney World

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Orlando, FL - The more we learn about last month's alligator attack at a Disney World resort, the uglier it gets!

Turns out...the firefighters who were the first responders to try to save two-year-old Lane Graves may actually have been feeding the alligator that killed the toddler!

Now emails have turned up that show Disney's emergency services officials were worried about dangerous alligators near the Seven Seas Lagoon, where little Lane was viciously attacked last month.

One emergency service employee wrote back in April, "Several people have expressed concern for becoming alligator food!"

The official also warned his staff to "tell the firefighters to stop feeding the alligator."

Those firefighters were reportedly feeding gators next to Fire Station 3, which services Walt Disney World and is located only a half-mile from where the toddler was killed.

Feeding gators is illegal in Florida because it can cause the deadly reptiles to become unafraid of humans.

Apparently, that was happening back in April when one email warned that gators were venturing into the Fire Station 3 parking lot looking for food.

An employee wrote "they are mean, and they are out looking for food because people are feeding them. It's getting uncomfortable."

Employees said they were afraid of losing "a leg" to the parking lot gator.

Sadly,  it looks like those fears became reality for the Graves family.

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