Posted: 7/25/2012 10:22 AM
These pictures were taken by a helicopter flying over Lake Wiess about 90 miles north of Birmingham , Alabama. The helicopter pilot and the game warden were in communication via radio. Here is a transcript of their conversation.'Air1 have you a visual on the gator, over''Approaching inlet now, over''Roger Air1' 'Gator sighted.. Looks like it has a small animal in its mouth.. moving in, over''Roger Air1' 'Holy Crap it's a Deer!' 'Confirm Air1.. did you say Deer?, Over''Roger.. a Deer in its mouth.. looks like a full sized buck.. that's a big gator, we are going to need more men, Over' 'Roger Air1.. can you give me a idea on size of animal, over' 'Its big 25 feet at least, please advise Gator is heading to inlet.. do I pursue?, over'
Posted: 7/25/2012 10:35 AM
Everyone gets everything he wants.
Posted: 7/25/2012 10:38 AM
JazyD wrote: I am trying to remember the first time I saw that picture, 15 yrs ago?? Been around a long time, first time I saw it the gator was from Louisiana, next time Miss, then Fl. Thing sure travels a lot and is getting up there in age. LOL
Posted: 7/25/2012 10:44 AM
Last edited 7/25/2012 10:46 AM by CatFansince73
Posted: 7/25/2012 11:58 AM
Posted: 7/25/2012 12:45 PM
CatFansince73 wrote: Jumpin' Jehosophat! I want to know what they're feeding the deer in Alabama to where the bucks reach 11 feet! Mature moose only reach 8-10 feet.I thought the pictures were actually pretty convincing until the last one, which looks totally out of perspective to me.
Posted: 7/25/2012 11:58 PM