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Huge alligator captured at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa

a huge alligator over twelve feet tall was captured MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa and then moved to Gatorama Park in Palmdale, FL.

The sighting of the huge reptile was shared by the page on Facebook Matt Devitt BLINKING Againnoting that the animal, due to its size, looked as if it had come straight from the sky Jurassic Park movie series. “He’s already making new alligator friends. That’s definitely a big guy!” commented on the page on the social network.

Last April, a huge alligator was also caught MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa. The reptile roamed freely on the base’s airstrip before being captured by base personnel and moved to a nearby river Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).

In a video posted to Facebook, two conservation officers are seen struggling with the alligator, which was rampaging and refusing to be subdued. Tied with ropes, they were eventually able to overpower it and lead it off the runway.

Key facts about alligator catches in Florida

Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about the capture and translocation of alligators in Florida, especially in areas such as MacDill Air Force Base.

How big was the alligator captured at MacDill Air Force Base?

The alligator was over twelve feet long.

Where was the alligator moved?

The alligator was moved to Gatorama Park in Palmdale, Florida.

Who captured the alligator at MacDill Air Force Base?

The alligator was captured by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) personnel.