Skip to comments.700-Pound Alligator Captured (pics)
Posted on 05/18/2006 10:04:27 AM PDT by stainlessbanner
Meanwhile, a giant 700-pound, 12-foot-long alligator was captured and pulled from a South Florida canal after residents called for help.
A crane and several men were needed to lift the alligator out of the canal located near Northwest 41st Street in Doral, Fla.
Homeowners in the area complained about the alligator, saying it had become a nuisance.
A trapper said the alligator was definitely not one residents would want in the area, according to the report.
"This is the biggest alligator ever caught in Miami-Dade County," Local 6's Jacquie Sosa said.
Either those people in the background are very small or that critter is smokin' big. Sheesh.
How do they KNOW they caught the right gator?? Don't they all look alike?? Is there a gator lineup?
That's a crane lifting him out.
The Ocala gator (not pictured) is a 12-ft bull - trappers think they got the attacker in Juniper Run.
Wow... is he still alive? He's quite a marvel and deserves a refuge somewhere... In a petting zoo for adrenaline junkies perhaps. :~D
We had a 14ft 1200 pounder at a local refuge. He can barely move - just eats hot dogs and sits on the bank all day.
I know. But I still don't understand how they can pick ONE gator and say "THAT'S the one!!!"
Not a bad gig if you can get it. :~D
I've never heard of a "nuisance" alligator. What do they do, play their stereos at full blast, make crank phone calls, ring your doorbell to ask you if you have accepted Jesus Christ as your Personal Savior?
Yeah, they all look alike to me!
I canoed that run last year. Didn't see any gators that day, much less a monster like the one they caught. Just damn.
When you see an arm hanging out of its' mouth, you shout........."that's the one!!!" (sorry about being a smarta**, but I couldn't resist!)
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