World record alligator

The current world record alligator was taken by Mandy Stokes, of Thomaston, in August 2014. It measured 15 feet, 9 inches long and weighed 1,011.5 pounds. Stokes and her crew took the gator in Mill Creek, a tributary of the Alabama River.

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This is not the world record this is false claims at best wow I lost all respect for this company an there claims and there creditability is over for us I see why you have no comments and barley any readers smh in new Orleans after Katrina they caught a 22/24 ft gator feature in many photos an magazines many for decades in phillapines an south Asia so why don't you take your own advice and ( be truthful knowingly your lying to everyone. And we don't mean because the others aren't officially recognized by the humerus world record we mean in literal retrospect that there out there way larger than this tiny thing you claim as a world record please I'm 13 yrs old and know better and you should be ashamed lying to the world..


He is correct. MANY gators are much bigger than this. There is one currently living in Lake Parker, Lakeland Florida that was measured by Florida wildlife officials to be more than 21 feet long. Gators are measured from a distance using a laser measuring device.

In 1910, an alligator washed ashore in the Alafia River (just south of Tampa) that was more than 27 feet long. It died of natural causes.

You need to fire whoever wrote this article.


Umm factxfinda you may want to check your facts. In the Philippines south Asia etc. The "alligators" you speak of are in fact Crocodiles and the world record is alligator which was caught not largest that existed. And I take account of your age, but your spell check is #*+% barley any readers smh. I'm not entirely sure "barley" can read being a cereal crop. I would be ashamed if my grasp of the English language was in literal retrospect was so we'll purulent.

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