Animals

Shocking 9-Foot Gator Pulled from Storm Drain

When a 9-foot alligator finds itself stuck in a storm drain in Oldsmar, Florida, the trappers had to be called in for a daring rescue.

At first, it appeared that the trapper had a tough time pulling the gator out, as it seemed to want to climb back into the storm drain instead of being rescued.

He was successfully removed from the storm drain unharmed and relocated to a more gator friendly community.

"We were happy he was rescued and that he wasn't hurt," said John Ruel, who captured this video in his neighborhood.

Wayward gator stuck in storm drain in Florida

ALLIGATOR STUCK IN A STORM DRAIN: The gator found itself stuck in the storm drain in Florida, and at one point, looks like it would rather be stuck in the storm drain than go with the gator trapper! Luckily, no gators were harmed in the making of this video. 🐊 STORY: http://bit.ly/2nOywyD 🐊

Posted by Fox 11 Los Angeles on Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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