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#3128268 - 01/17/13 11:55 AM BIG OLE
Hollar Hunter
8 Point

Registered: 11/05/10
Posts: 2174
Loc: TN

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Alligator! Got this in an email today from a friend. I don't believe it's 28 foot but no doubt a big ole alligator!

Lake Thomas, Florida
The first 2 pictures were taken by a KTBS helicopter flying
over Lake Thomas , Winter Haven , Florida .
The helicopter pilot and the game wardens on the ground
were in communication via 2-way radios.
Here is a transcript of their conversation.
'Air1, have you a visual on the gator? Over.'
'Approaching inlet now. Over.'
'Roger Air1.'
'Gator sighted. Looks like it has a small animal in its mouth.
Moving in. Over.'
'Roger Air1.'
'Oh Crap, it's a deer!'
'Confirm Air1. Did you say Deer? Over.'
'Roger...a deer in its mouth...looks like a full sized buck...
that's a big gator, boys. We're gonna need more men. Over.'
'Roger Air1. Can you give me a idea on size of animal. Over.'
'It's a big one...25 feet at least. Please advise. Gator is
heading to I pursue? Over.'



This alligator was found between Lakeland and Winter Haven ,
Florida near the house of Anita and Charlie Rogers, who could
hear the beast bellowing in the night.
Their neighbors had been telling them that they had seen a
mammoth alligator in the waterway that runs behind their
house, but they dismissed the stories as exaggerations.
'I didn't believe it,' Charles Rogers said.

But, after the alligator was killed, they realized the stories
were, if anything, understated.
Game wardens were forced to shoot the alligator.
Joe Goff, a 6'5" tall game warden, shown below,
walks past the 28-foot, 1-inch long alligator that he
helped shoot and kill in the Rogers ' back yard


Spend your time where you get the most return on it...

#3128281 - 01/17/13 12:03 PM Re: BIG OLE [Re: Hollar Hunter]
12 Point

Registered: 02/18/12
Posts: 5655
Loc: loudon

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Chootem Elizabeth!!!!
William G Kollock

#3128283 - 01/17/13 12:04 PM Re: BIG OLE [Re: Hollar Hunter]
formerly bad_deer24
12 Point

Registered: 11/09/06
Posts: 6861
Loc: Nolensville, TN

This is old school. Been going around for years.
The artist formerly known as Bad_Deer24

"Don't Be Where They Are, Be Where They're Gonna Be"


#3128285 - 01/17/13 12:04 PM Re: BIG OLE [Re: Barrett]
8 Point

Registered: 12/11/12
Posts: 2067
Loc: tn

 Originally Posted By: Bad_Deer24
This is old school. Been going around for years.

#3128288 - 01/17/13 12:05 PM Re: BIG OLE [Re: Barrett]
Football Hunter

Registered: 10/22/07
Posts: 25303
Loc: Wilson Co/Perry Co

yeah,seen it
The best day to plant a tree,IS TODAY!

You wont know,if you dont go!

#3128289 - 01/17/13 12:06 PM Re: BIG OLE [Re: Hollar Hunter]
Michael Waddell stunt double
10 Point

Registered: 09/25/11
Posts: 3544
Loc: Cunningham TN

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Wow that's a beast
#3128295 - 01/17/13 12:09 PM Re: BIG OLE [Re: TRIGGER]
LA man
16 Point

Registered: 05/31/03
Posts: 19842
Loc: spencer, tn/houma, la.

it sure is big, but not 25-28 feet long

#3128305 - 01/17/13 12:15 PM Re: BIG OLE [Re: LA man]
16 Point

Registered: 07/29/04
Posts: 14836
Loc: At the TNDeer shirt factory %^...

Yep - very old
'It's time to pee on the fire and call in the dogs boys!'

Semper Par !

#3128308 - 01/17/13 12:18 PM Re: BIG OLE [Re: ferg]
Hollar Hunter
8 Point

Registered: 11/05/10
Posts: 2174
Loc: TN

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 Originally Posted By: ferg
Yep - very old

Ha! Not surprised! Still pretty cool shots

Spend your time where you get the most return on it...

#3128311 - 01/17/13 12:22 PM Re: BIG OLE [Re: Hollar Hunter]
8 Point

Registered: 11/23/06
Posts: 1359
Loc: East Tenn

is it real or photoshop?
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