Saturday, August 24, 2019
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help    |   Cookie Policy    |   Privacy Policy    RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in

Giant alligator filmed walking on golf course


Posted on Tuesday, 31 May, 2016 | Comment icon 87 comments

The alligator was enormous. Image Credit: Charles Helms / Facebook / YouTube / Golf.com
The massive reptile took golfers completely by surprise as it casually strolled towards a nearby lake.
Charles Helms had been enjoying a round of golf at the Buffalo Creek Golf Course in Florida when he turned to see an alligator so large that it looked like something off the set of Jurassic Park.

Grabbing his phone, he was able to capture the moment on film as the lumbering reptile slowly walked across the fairway without showing any interest in the people standing nearby.

"He doesn't bother anybody and they don't bother him, he's like a mascot for the course, which is owned by Manatee County," said golf course employee Wendy Schofield.

"There have been guesses that he's 15 to 16 feet long."


Source: Business Insider | Comments (87)

Tags: Alligator, Golf

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #78 Posted by jethrofloyd on 4 June, 2016, 18:03
 
Comment icon #79 Posted by YoshiYoshi on 5 June, 2016, 23:41
Your lack of knowledge on alligators is actually quite stunning,I mean this as sincerely as i possibly can.When anyone feigns an all knowing persona it doesn't bode well when they oust their disguise with comments riddled with ignorance of the subject at hand.
Comment icon #80 Posted by Geeky Girl on 6 June, 2016, 0:48
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIMCjMqZVYQ This shows it is REAL!This came to a suprise for me.
Comment icon #81 Posted by kapow53 on 6 June, 2016, 1:29
Don't come to Florida they are everywhere. Looking for someone to eat alive. If they don't get you the snakes or bugs will.  Yes they are big and live next door.
Comment icon #82 Posted by Thorvir Hrothgaard on 6 June, 2016, 14:33
It's laziness that some people are willingly that stupid on exceedingly easy subjects to find out about.
Comment icon #83 Posted by EllJay on 6 June, 2016, 18:51
  It's a pretty normal "reflex", on forums, that; as soon someone post a video of something strange and/or exceptional, everyone pukes forward their "expert opinion" that it is; FAAAAAKE!!!! Maybe because they been fooled many times before, so they feel it is better to yell fake the first thing they do, so they wont be the sucker again!?!
Comment icon #84 Posted by Thorvir Hrothgaard on 7 June, 2016, 15:04
There's a difference between obvious fake videos, such as those pertaining to bigfoot, and a video about an alligator walking (a real creature, known and lived with for thousands of years, completely researched and completely understood), that someone would claim as fake because of the way it walks...which happens to be exactly the way an alligator walks.  Sigh.
Comment icon #85 Posted by Mark56 on 8 June, 2016, 0:22
Lucky this Gator lives in Florida.  If he would've been  in  Louisiana,  those Cajuns would've killed and ate him years ago and made boots and belts with his hide..... I'm not kidding!!
Comment icon #86 Posted by kapow53 on 17 June, 2016, 23:18
 
Comment icon #87 Posted by kapow53 on 17 June, 2016, 23:21
By now people should understand attacks are rare but gators are not.  You could have a picnic by a lake here and be sitting right next to one.  Stay home. Go to California if you want to see Disney.


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Forum posts:
Forum topics:
Members:

6528313
273578
181546

 
8-year-old steals parents' car twice in one week
8-24-2019
A young driving fan from Germany ended up crashing after repeatedly taking his parents' car out on a joyride.
NASA is investigating 'first crime in space'
8-24-2019
The case is believed to be the first time that someone has been accused of committing a crime aboard the ISS.
Homeowner films 'ghost' on security camera
8-24-2019
Footage recorded inside a Long Island home earlier this month shows a ghostly shape entering through the door.
City offers $1.1M for proof that it doesn't exist
8-23-2019
A group in Bielefeld, Germany is offering a hefty cash prize to anyone who can prove that the city doesn't exist.
Stories & Experiences
A visit from beyond
8-20-2019 | Australia
 
A strange voice
8-5-2019 | St. Catharines Ontario.
 
House vibrates
7-20-2019 | Northern part of lower Michigan
 
Sudden writing on hand
7-20-2019 | England
 
 
Spontaneous exorcisms
7-5-2019 | Ontario
 
A call from 'The Lobster'
7-5-2019 | Russia
 
Witnessing tree spirits
6-25-2019 | Ontario
 
I didn't move my blankets
6-25-2019 | Spring, TX
 
Bitten by a spirit?...true story
6-15-2019 | Dallas, Tx
 

         More stories | Send us your story
Featured Videos
Gallery icon 
Carl Sagan - Pale Blue Dot
Posted 8-8-2019 | 5 comments
The late Carl Sagan delivers this moving monologue about our place in the universe.
 
How do you move a 13-ton Sphinx ?
Posted 7-3-2019 | 2 comments
A look at how the Sphinx of Ramses II was moved at Philadelphia's Penn Museum.
 
'Deleting' disease using CRISPR
Posted 6-15-2019 | 5 comments
A look at science's goal of eliminating genetic diseases using gene-editing techniques.
 
What happens when lava meets ice ?
Posted 5-18-2019 | 2 comments
This intriguing experiment reveals just what happens when you pour lava on to ice.
 
7 ghost stories from the Queen Mary
Posted 5-10-2019 | 2 comments
A look at some creepy tales of ghosts and hauntings from the retired ocean liner.
 
 View: More videos
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.712 Unexplained-Mysteries.com (c) 2001-2019
Terms   |   Privacy Policy   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ