The ‘nuisance’ alligator was removed from the California family’s Jeep by licensed trappers after it made a ‘prehistoric’ roar and attempted a ‘death roll.
An 11-foot alligator was discovered hidden under a family Jeep in the driveway of a California home, shocking the owner.
On Tuesday, July 19, in Rotonda West’s Oakland Hills Place, close to Tampa, cops, and wildlife specialists can be seen attempting to capture the beast in a video posted by the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office.
As a certified trapper managed to catch the alligator before it entered an aggressive spin known as a “death roll,” hundreds of viewers remarked that the gator’s roar was “prehistoric” in tone.
In the video, a woman can be seen observing from a window as the activity happens within 10 feet of her front porch.
The sheriff’s office issued a news statement stating that the enormous reptile was approximately 11 feet, 2 inches long.
The homeowner discovered a gator underneath their Jeep at around one in the morning, according to a statement from the sheriff’s office. Florida
Unbelievably, the gator destroyed the homeowner’s light post after Fish and Wildlife were summoned to help.
According to the Miami Herald, mature alligators are reportedly put to death by licensed trappers before being sold for meat and hide. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission hires them to capture and remove “nuisance” alligators, which are those “believed to pose a threat to people, pets, or property.”
The story comes after an enormous 11-foot alligator reportedly murdered a man who was mowing the grass near the pond where it was lurking.
Around 11.45 am on Friday, emergency personnel was first summoned to a water incident at the Myrtle Beach Golf and Yacht Club in South Carolina (June 24).
According to Horry County Police, the victim was found close to the neighborhood pond when he was being pulled inside.