Holy Smokes, Will You Look at This Picture of a Giant Alligator

Your News Companion by Ben Mathis-Lilley
Aug. 18 2014 3:26 PM

Holy Smokes, Will You Look at This Picture of a Giant Alligator

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Gator, woman, tractor, baby.

Courtesy of Sharon Steinmann/AL.com

Gator.

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Courtesy of Sharon Steinmann/AL.com

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Gator.

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Courtesy of Sharon Steinmann/AL.com

GATOR!

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Courtesy of Sharon Steinmann/AL.com

Here is a full account of the gator hunt, which to be honest made me feel a little queasy, although the state's wildlife department says hunting helps with population management and preventing attacks by keeping the animals scared of humans. I hope they are at least going to eat it and use the skin.

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