Gators - 5 Fast Facts

Determined gator headbutts trapper, slaps police officer

Video shows the trapper trying to restrain the gator in the back of a pickup truck. As he was trying to capture it, the animal headbutted the trapper, knocking him out cold.

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The gator then hit a police officer with its tail.

The person who shot the video said the trapper was OK.

The gator was released into a lake.

Gator in my neighborhood hits FWC gator trapper (he got knocked out cold)

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