Captured gator fights back

Posted at 11:00 AM, Jun 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-08 13:00:17-04

 A very large cantankerous alligator that trappers secured with zip ties in Central Florida was not going down without putting up a fight.

Florida Fish and Wildlife officers trapped, subdued and hog-tied a nine foot alligator, last month near Orlando.

It had been roaming a neighborhood where children ride their bikes and play outside, so the gator had to go.

Officers and a trapper were ready to load the back of a pick-up truck with their catch, but the gator had other plans in mind.

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