Tuesday, April 19, 2016

A very lost and confused alligator was caught on Fort Myers Beach last week

Posted By on Tue, Apr 19, 2016 at 12:50 PM

An extremely lost and confused alligator was caught by a Florida fisherman on Fort Myers Beach last week. 

The alligator, which normally prefers freshwater environments and should've known it had no business in the ocean, was hooked in front of a large crowd at the Neptune Resort last Friday, April 15. 

According to WFLA, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers were able assist in capturing and relocating the seven-foot, 150 pound gator. 

Wildlife officials told the station that even though gators are on the move this time of year, it is extremely rare to see them in salt water.

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