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Popular Gator Killed By Poachers in Texas

Animals  (tags: animals, alligators, killed, poachers, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 2307 days ago -
A 13-foot, 600-pound alligator was killed in a state-managed coastal preserve just north of the Armand Bayou Nature Center (ABNC) in Pasadena, Texas. The alligator, estimated to be 50-years-old, was a popular tourist attraction at the Center and

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Joycey B. (750)
Monday August 3, 2009, 10:03 am
I hate poachers. I hope the gator comes back and bites them in the a##.

Mathew Wallace (1175)
Monday August 3, 2009, 10:16 am
Stop killing our animals. Unbelievable madness how was it possible. A beautiful specimen - killed by two ..... What a shame these two failed to respect our animals. Its becoming clearer and clearer, it has to be a criminal offence to kill animals without discrimination. As a matter of respect we owe our animals this at the very least.

Barb Knight (1690)
Monday August 3, 2009, 11:52 am
He was 50 years old and minding his own business. Steve would've had a fit if he'd been here and would've gone to Texas and relocated him to Austraila!! Oh I am so upset about this...thnx Cher. Sadly noted.

Sarah C. (48)
Monday August 3, 2009, 2:03 pm
Poachers are a cross between murderers and thieves, they are no better than the scum on the bottom of their shoes...thanx Cher...

Tierney G. (383)
Monday August 3, 2009, 4:29 pm
This is sickening I am so mad!!!!
Thanks Cher

Roseann d. (178)
Monday August 3, 2009, 8:52 pm
I think feeding them to other gators would be a more fit and just punishment. Otherwise they'll just be good for nothin' all of their lives. This way at least they can do some good as gator food.

Mandi T. (441)
Monday August 3, 2009, 11:41 pm
How could they the dirty rotten criminals.
Tk Cher
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