800 pound alligator caught near Savannah

7:48 AM, Sep 12, 2011   |    comments
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SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Authorities say an alligator caught along the Ogeechee River in Savannah weighs an estimated 800 pounds.

WTOC-TV reports that the 13-foot gator was captured in the King's Ferry area on Saturday.

Authorities said the alligator was caught by Barry Sanders of Warsaw, Va., with help of Savannah alligator trapper Jack Douglas.

(Associated Press)

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