A South Carolina hunter obtained the shock of his lifestyle when he killed a monster “nuisance gator” together the Edisto River in the alligator-laden ACE Basin estuary in Beaufort, Colleton and Charleston counties.
Just after getting the gator to Cordray’s, a butcher store that has a facet enterprise in taxidermy in Ravenel, S.C., Ned McNeely identified out the 12 foot extensive, 445 pound gator was not only a nuisance but a serial puppy murderer.
“Ned McNeely brought in this 12’ prolonged 445 lb. personal land gator this morning! We really do not commonly open up up the abdomen but we did right now. 5 doggy tags, 1 bullet jacket, 1 spark plug, hundreds of turtle shells, and a number of bobcat claws were within. Two of the tags were being legible and a single telephone amount however labored,” Cordray’s uncovered in a Fb put up.
When Cordray staff termed the quantity, the male answering the phone “confirmed he’d lost a hound canine 24 a long time earlier whilst searching leased property around wherever the alligator was killed,” according to the local CBS station.
Alligators in South Carolina can increase to about 13 ft in size and stay around 70 yrs.