9-foot gator dragged bloody carcass across road

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  1. parts

    parts Senior Member

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    A father and son in South Carolina had to idle in the road last weekend, while a 9-foot gator dragged a bloody, bloated carcass across the pavement.

    Daniel Martin posted a 44-second video of the scene Monday on Facebook, explaining it happened while he was camping in gator-rich Berkeley County, just north of Charleston.

    "Wow, that's a big alligator," Martin is heard saying in the video. "And there's a fish or something in the middle of the road. He's coming to eat it."

    Whether it was a very large fish or a baby deer is unclear. The alligator is seen cautiously crawling into the middle of the road, where it grabs the carcass with its mouth and drags it into the dark, leaving a trail of blood along the asphalt.


    Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article213086319.html?ref=yfp#storylink=cpy
     
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  2. Howard2k

    Howard2k Premium Member

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    Animals be animals.
     
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    bulletproof aka tarddoggy Premium Member V.I.P. Member

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    Yup....plain and simple. Pretty cool to watch!
     
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    JTM45 Platinum Supporter Premium Member

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    Holy cow!
     
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  5. TheX

    TheX Voice of Reason Silver Supporter

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    yessir, and I'm happy to allow them to be.
     
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    6446EFD1-78E5-4D77-813A-D7EDFD82E921.jpeg

    Wow! 9ft!

    Cheers
     
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    danohat Senior Member

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    My brain would not allow my body to be in the same room with one of those things. Thanks brain.
     
  8. Frogfur

    Frogfur Senior Member

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    Everything has to eat.
     
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    A gator on community service.
     
  10. Thumpalumpacus

    Thumpalumpacus Senior Member

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    I was just curious what his conviction was ... perhaps poaching?
     
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    Mannish Boy Senior Member

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    Welcome to living in the South!
     
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  12. Thumpalumpacus

    Thumpalumpacus Senior Member

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    After these last shenanigans he may get ...

















    ... wait for it ...



















    ... the boot:

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    Chicago John Senior Member

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    ES-165 Herb Ellis model... :thumb:
     
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    Malikon Henshin! V.I.P. Member

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    ain't trying to futz with no gatorz, man...

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    lizards brains, man,....lizard brains...

     
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    Thumpalumpacus Senior Member

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    Kinda like a couple of lead singers, now that I watch it ...
     
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    SGeoff Senior Member

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    the one was only about a foot offo_O
     
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    I live on a lake. I learned to watch the other animals. We have ducks, birds, turtles.....ducks disappear then you need to be cautious. Nature Is wicked cool. That said , in the 19 yrs i have lived here I've only scene a gator once. And it was after a cat 3 hurricane.
     
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    Thumpalumpacus Senior Member

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    It's the ones you don't see that are worrisome ...

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    Ho Lee Shit!!!
     
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    chick 'n' legs for dinner
     

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