Disney to crack down on fishing in wake of boy's death

Alligator dragged 2-year-old underwater

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Two weeks after Lane Graves, 2, was pulled into the water and drowned by an alligator in the Seven Seas Lagoon at Disney World, the company is making more changes to keep guests safe.

According to the Orlando Sentinel, Disney is cracking down on fishing by putting up signs in the Saratoga Springs, Fort Wilderness and Old Key West resorts.

The park also added netting to the rope fences that were installed after Graves was killed.

Disney had previously announced that its beaches would only be open from one hour after sunrise to an hour before sunset in addition to putting up new signs specifically warning guests about local wildlife.

Officials said trappers have dealt with 250 alligators on Disney property over the last 10 years.