Resident Mike Ninowski says the gator was about 10 to 11-feet long and weighed around 400 pounds!
The officers named the gator Emma.
"That gator put up a fight."
Charlie Shannon said he was walking with his dog at the park when he came across the victim.
"Everyone calm down, he was just trying to get a Starbucks."
An alligator trapper is warning people and pets to stay away from bodies of water after a woman's dog was attacked and killed by one.
Resident Jeff Dyal posted on Facebook that the gator was 11 ½-feet and that it was his neighbor's large dog that was killed.
Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies found the woman’s body in a pond Sunday night.
"We have services at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday mornings. Want to check us out?" the pastor asked the gator.
Some tense moments between a small, territorial alligator and a Louisiana woman were caught on camera.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) says three vacationers decided to tie a rope around a Brevard County alligator, and it led to an unfortunate and dangerous situation.
Alligator sightings have been on the rise since mating season started.
No handcuffs were needed.
A slightly clumsy alligator gave one Manatee County homeowner a bit of a shock when he checked his doorbell footage.
A 5-foot, 10-inch alligator with a missing limb and boxing tape around her jaws, front legs, and tail was discovered Thursday outside Croc Encounters, an educational and wildlife sanctuary facility in Tampa.
"Upon arrival he was dehydrated underweight and in critical condition. We were happy to report that with treatment over the last few days his status been has been upgraded to good," the center said.
Pinellas County EMS took the woman to the hospital with serious injuries on her lower right leg. A trapper was later able to locate and catch the 7-foot, 7-inch alligator.
A resident captured on video a massive alligator strolling through her neighbor’s yard in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
“It was a bit of a shock," the homeowner said.
An alligator recently brought traffic to a standstill in a South Florida community.