3 Things to Know – Aug. 6, 2018

1. Don’t cause crashes at North Carolina car races
A driver hit another car on purpose during a race. This caused a police officer to draw his gun, because he thought that the situation was endangering others. The track is looking into the incident.
2. Alligator graduation photos
A Texas woman posed with a 14-foot alligator for her college graduation photo. The woman interns at an animal sanctuary. She says the alligator’s name is Big Tex. 
3. Don’t get too close to a great white shark
A great white shark nearly ate a Massachusetts researcher who was studying the animals. The shark got closer than they thought it would.