Massive alligator found on Hilton Head Island - Tucson News Now

Massive alligator found on Hilton Head Island

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (WTOC) -

A massive alligator was found on Hilton Head Island over the weekend.

Deputies spotted it in the middle of Old Cemetery Road on Saturday. Joe Maffo, owner of Critter Management, caught the gator and put him back into the New River levy.

Maffo told WTOC the gator was more than 1,000 pounds and over 12 feet long. He said the gator is in its 50s.

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