FOX– A pair of Florida hunters bagged a 15-foot, 800-pound alligator Saturday and photos of the massive specimen have gone viral. Lee Lightsey, the owner of Outwest Farms in Okeechobee, and hunting guide Blake Godwin discovered the alligator in one their cattle ponds while on a guided hunt. They believe the gator had been feasting on the farm’s cattle.
“We … discovered the remains what we determined to be cattle in the water. We determined that he was in fact attacking our livestock as they came to drink,” Godwin told Fox13.
The guide said Lightsey shot the gator as it surfaced about 20 feet in front of them. Godwin said the animal was so big that the pair had to use a farm tractor to pull it out of the water.
Is it just me or does this kind of sound like the movie Lake Placid?If I was the land owner I would make sure there wasn’t some sweet old lady living on the property leading these cattle to her pet. Just saying…
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