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WATCH: Injured gator rescued from roadside median, gets a kiss

Published: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 @ 6:11 AM
By: Sarah Elsesser, Palm Beach Post

Another “snapping” Florida gator was spotted on the side of the road, but this one had a reason to be upset – it was injured, authorities said

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An 8-foot-alligator was found “resting on the median” in Tamarac on Sunday. The reptile was “badly hurt and visibly bleeding,” according to WPLG

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"It appeared that maybe it was hit by a car, because it had some road rash from the nose up its spine," Sgt. Will Medina from the Broward Sheriff’s Office told WPLG. 

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After a nine-minute struggle, the trapper captured the gator “and gave it a kiss on the snout,” WPLG reported. 

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Last week, another “snapping” gator was blocking traffic, That 8-foot gator was spotted in Tampa.

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