12-foot, 750-pound gator trapped in Florida
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A massive gator weighing over 700 pounds (318 kilograms) and measuring nearly 12 feet (4 meters) long has been caught in South Florida.

A spokeswoman for Jupiter Police says a trapper caught the unusually large gator near an office park Thursday after a business owner reported it. The reptile weighed nearly 750 pounds (340 kilograms) and is being taken to a gator farm in central Florida.

The department posted pictures of officers wrangling with the gator. Photos of the reptile have been shared more than 800 times.

The Su n Sentinel reports alligators are especially active in South Florida during warm weather. Their mating season runs from April through June.

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Information from: Sun Sentinel , http://www.sun-sentinel.com/