Huge alligator weighing 450kg pulled from river in Alabama

 

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The Independent US

An alligator has been pulled from a lake in south-east Alabama weighing an estimated 450kg.

AL.com reports that the 13ft 6in gator was captured in Lake Eufaula on 14 August.

The alligator was reportedly caught by Scott Evans of Center Point, Alabama, and his friends, Jeff and Justin Gregg. The gator was weighed at Dixon Lumber Co. in Eufaula.

Last year, a 15ft, 9in gator weighing 1,011.5 pounds (460kg) was caught in Meek Creek, a tributary of the Alabama River.

About 115lb of that gator was a deer in the gator's stomach.

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