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Trapper confirms captured gator attacked pet dog

Bones, hair found in animal's stomach


PORT ORANGE, Fla. – A trapper who captured a 9-foot alligator in Port Orange said he found evidence that the reptile attacked and killed a family's dog on Tuesday. 

Curtis Lucas said he found bones and hair inside the gator's stomach. 

The gator was captured Wednesday, a day after a 100-pound boxer was found dead in a lake behind the Skyview subdivision. 

Trappers said they will set more traps within the next few days to capture another gator that has been spotted in the water. 

 

 


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