Discussion in 'Interesting Images' started by Rastis Jones Jr., Feb 21, 2013.
Sucks they had to kill it
Wow. That is big!
like our big salt water crocs!
shit, nice sized nice Gator and like Beheadher said pity they had to kill it they still could have trapped it and moved it to a park.
This picture was taken by a Trauma Hawk helicopter flying over Lake Worth , (For those of you who are not local, Lake Worth is near West Palm Beach , Fl.)That has to be a HUGE gator to have a whole deer in its mouth! Are you ready to go fishing in Lake Okaheelee?! If you water ski -- try not to fall.
The alligator was found near Forest Hill Blvd and the Florida Turnpike... near a house, Game Wardens were forced to shoot the alligator- guess he wouldn't cooperate. Jayne and Don Hobkirk could hear the bellowing in the night. Their neighbors had been telling them that they had seen a mammoth alligator in the Lake that runs behind their house, but they dismissed the stories as being exaggerations.'I didn't believe it,' Don Hobkirk said. Friday they realized the stories were, if anything, understated. Florida Game and Parks game wardens had to shoot the beast ...Joe Goff, 6' 5' tall, a game warden with the Florida Game and Parks Commission, walks past the 23-foot, one inch alligator that he shot and killed in the back yard of Jayne & Don Hobkirk...
That gator was probably around 100 years old. And humans just had to kill it instead of trapping it and relocating it to a swamp. Humans
That's how it is here in Fla =( If its anywhere near humans and over 3.5ft,its killed. Period.
I wonder how big he/she would have gotten if humans didn't intervene ... Sad =(
It would've probably grown a couple more feet long, maybe reaching 25ft had it been allowed to live out its life. They could've trapped it and moved it to a swamp. It wouldn't have been easy, but it wouldn't have been impossible either. But I guess it's easier to just shoot it in the head and be done with it. You know, since Florida is just crawling with 23-foot alligators. What a waste of such a magnificent creature.
A big Aussie saltie like Krys would've eaten that gator for breakfast
poor thing.. a beautiful one. it would have been more comfortable for everyone, if they'd simply resettled him/her
crikey! bigguns like that are a rarity.