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Alabama Alligator: Huge Alligator Caught By Family

A family in Alabama managed to capture a huge alligator over the weekend. The Stokes family struggled to bring the gator in for five hours and it took all five of them to kill the massive creature. The 15-foot gator was hooked in a creek about 80 miles west of Montgomery. The family used large hooks to stab the gator …

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Alligator For Beer: FL Man Tries To Swap Alligator For Beer

A bizarre incident, at a Florida convenience store, has shown just how desperate some people are for alcohol. Fernando Caignet Aguilera, 64, was seen, in a video surveillance image, trying to swap a four-foot alligator for a 12-pack of beer at the Santa Ana Market last week. Apparently, Aguilera snatched the alligator at a nearby park, and then drove the …

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Man Cited for Trying to Trade Alligator for Beer

A Florida man was recently cited for attempting to trade a live alligator for a 12-pack of beer at a convenience store in Allapattah, a suburb of Miami. Fernando Aguilera strolled into the Santa Ana Market toting a live, four-foot-long alligator, hoping the clerk would trade the reptile for some beer. The clerk called the police, who in turn called …

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Alligator Discovered at O’Hare Airport

There’s an old saying which states certain unlikely things will occur whenever pigs fly. While that adynaton has yet to come true, alligators were close to achieving the dream of pigs yesterday when one was discovered at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. The alligator, named Allie by those who found and rescued her, was first spotted by a passenger, who then reported …

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Walmart Alligator Caught Strolling By Doors

It’s not unusual to think of “slashing prices” when thinking of Walmart; however, now customers can think of the “slashing reptile” (alligator) when thinking of Walmart. A six foot alligator was recently spotted outside a Walmart in Apopka, Florida. The alligator was seen slowly strolling in front of the doors entering the store. According to shopper Robin Watkins, who spoke …

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Alligator Creeps Its Way To Walmart

Ok, so this is not the first time we’ve heard about alligators sneaking their reptilian tails into our habitats. Over the years, alligators have been discovered taking swims in pools, relaxing on lawns, slipping through doggie doors, and hanging out in houses awaiting the arrival of dinner. Breaking and entering is not a newly acquired skill for these creatures, and …

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Mississippi Gator Breaks Weight Record

Wildlife officials there say an alligator hunting record in Mississippi was broken for the third time in a week, after the state’s heaviest gator was caught. A 13-foot, 6.5-inch gator weighing 741.5 pounds was killed by Dalco Turner of Gluckstadt, Mississippi, on Sunday morning on the Mississippi River near Port Gibson. It took Turner and two other hunters an hour …

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727-Pound Alligator Killed in Mississippi

This weekend, the first weekend of alligator season in Mississippi, two people broke the state record for the heaviest alligator that has been documented only hours apart. The previous record for the heaviest alligator was 697.5 pounds, and it was taken from the Pascagoula River in 2008. This record was first broken by Beth Trammell who took a 13-foot, 5.5-inch …

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Alligator Stolen by Being Crammed Under T-Shirt

A man in West Virginia stole a baby alligator by smuggling it under his t-shirt. There’s a lot to worry about in that sentence given that gators are native neither to the Mountain State nor to t-shirts, so let’s set the scene: A man entered a pet shop in Beckley, W. Va., and asked about food for an alligator he’d …

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