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Giant alligator goes for a stroll in Florida

By T.K. Randall
January 17, 2017 · Comment icon 45 comments

The reptile didn't seem to have a care in the world. Image Credit: Kim Joiner
A huge alligator was filmed by tourists at the Circle B Bar Reserve in Polk County, Florida this week.
Despite its species' ferocious reputation, the enormous reptile didn't seem to be even remotely bothered by the small crowd of camera-wielding tourists who were waiting to take its picture.

Known as 'Humpback', the alligator has since become something of a celebrity.

"He was the biggest gator I have seen out there," said Kim Joiner, a visitor to the reserve who captured video footage of the encounter. "I have been going out there for years too."

Source: Yahoo! News | Comments (45)

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #36 Posted by seeder 6 years ago
did you watch the vid?    
Comment icon #37 Posted by seeder 6 years ago
Massive Alligator Caught on Video Is Not a Hoax http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/01/big-alligators-crocodiles-conservation-video/    
Comment icon #38 Posted by seeder 6 years ago
  Its real. Even crocodiles can get HUGE http://wereblog.com/biggest-crocodile-in-the-world
Comment icon #39 Posted by toast 6 years ago
Of course I watched it. What I`m wondering about is that the ppl are just a few meters away and some of them are lieing on the ground with no chance to flee in case of an attack. (PS: No, I will not click on your thread "cooking with poo" )
Comment icon #40 Posted by seeder 6 years ago
  I expect the camera perspective makes the people seem closer and you REALLY should read about Cooking with Poo! In fact everyone should!  Now Ive learned the term I will be asking for Fresh Poo every time I eat Thai    
Comment icon #41 Posted by toast 6 years ago
No, seeder, no, I will not do that, never-ever! I promise you!
Comment icon #42 Posted by Hawkin 6 years ago
Amazing how a lot of people thinks this gator is fake. Someone could be filming a real live bigfoot or alien and people will think it's fake.
Comment icon #43 Posted by brlesq1 6 years ago
That's one serious gator. Wouldn't want to meet up with him in the local pond.   
Comment icon #44 Posted by beelzebufo 6 years ago
Really impressive animal. That said...I'm glad I don't live in Florida.
Comment icon #45 Posted by newbloodmoon 6 years ago
I saw the vid on a local news cast, thats a whole lotta good eats.

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