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Friday, August 29, 2014

1K-pound alligator caught in Alabama sets record

A monster alligator weighing 1,011.5 pounds and measuring 15 feet long is pictured in Thomaston, Ala. The alligator was caught in the Alabama River near Camden, Ala., by Mandy Stokes at right, along with her husband John Stokes, at her right, and her brother-in-law Kevin Jenkins, left, and his two teenage children, Savannah Jenkins, 16, and Parker Jenkins, 14, all of Thomaston, Ala.