The reptile was discovered by a jogger who came across the neighborhood intruder while out for a run.
It's no secret that Florida has lots of alligators, and that there's no shortage of golf courses there. Combined, it has the recipe to give "Florida Man" stories a whole new twist.
A video of the alligator attack went viral in October.
The circle of life. As gruesome as it is, we just can't look away.
Mark Johnson, 61, was walking his golden retriever Rex close to the bank of a canal in Port St. Lucie last Sunday morning when the alligator lunged from the water unprovoked.
Andrew Grande rescued his 4-year-old daughter from a 500-pound alligator in Galveston County.
The clip dates back to at least 2018, as a practical joke designed by YouTuber Jay Karl.
Officials said that the turtle was likely a pet that was released into the wild by its owner.
The animal rights organization is offering the reward to anyone with leads that result in the arrest and conviction of the suspect.
"The individual was videoing the alligator and walked up to the water's edge while the gator was still fully immersed," said Department of Natural Resources Assistant Chief of Wildlife Sam Chappelear.
The woman was reported to have calmly said "I guess I won't do this again," moments before she disappeared into the water, according to a new incident report.
The woman was reported to have been about four feet from the edge of the pond before she was dragged into the water by the alligator.
The Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to a call after the animal was found in a pond behind a residence on Oak Hill Loop in Fort Myers.
Snaggletooth is a dominant bull that roams the Big Cypress National Preserve in Flordia.
The experiment also led to the team discovering a new species of worm.
It's unclear when the area of the national park where the girl was bitten will re-open.
"The management and protection of private wetlands that is incentivized and funded by the sale of American alligator eggs and hides benefits [other] species as well," the state argued in its complaint.
Michael Ford II, 45, of Wauchula, became the focus of an investigation on June 27 after Polk County deputies responded to a report about a dead body.
Gary Bangstad, 76, has been charged with five counts of solicitation of murder after providing a fellow inmate with a note containing an accurate map of the victims' home.
The bite victim was identified as 46-year-old James Bryce. The Martin County Sheriff's Office confirmed he was found in a heavy marsh of the J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area preserve.
"Watch out when you take the garbage out, no telling what's lurking out there!" one local resident said after the gator was found on the the 3900 block of North Sherman Boulevard last week.
Paul Bedard is the star of the Animal Planet show "Gator Boys."
Two Florida men were arrested for allegedly capturing an alligator and enticing it to bite one of the man's arms as he poured beer into it's mouth.
It is illegal to harvest an alligator without the correct permit in Florida.
Locals are outraged as culprits are believed to be "trophy hunting" and "showing off."
The huge gator, weighing in at 726 pounds, was found in the Santee River last Sunday by Lee Daugherty, David Lowe, Ryan Pitts, and George Mourounas. Images of the reptile went viral on social media.
Kelsey Pollack of West Palm Beach had a narrow escape after she stepped on the creature.
"It's mating season and that gator was very territorial," licensed trapper Trey Durant wrote on Facebook alongside a picture of the monster beast, captured and killed in Augusta.
The flexible apex predator was spotted at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville on August 17. "When you see water, assume an alligator could be in it," officials from the base warned.
Officials have warned residents in the area of the attack to be vigilant when walking near ponds or lagoons.