Police kill 500-lb. dog-eating gator

Published On: Jul 25 2013 05:41:32 PM EDT

Police in North Carolina killed a 500-pound alligator after it killed a dog walking with its owner.

Authorities say the alligator may have mistaken a husky weighing 80-pounds for a duck while walking near a bridge.

Following the incident on Wednesday, police returned to the area and found the alligator, killing it by firing three shots with a high-powered rifle.

The dog was still in the mouth of the gator which measured 12-feet long.


The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus