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Shocking lack of humanity as crowd sits on old alligator before it is euthanized

A shocking lack of humanity was captured on video after an old alligator, estimated to be upwards of 100 years of age, was treated like a photo prop in Hilton Head, South Carolina. According to WJCL News, the 12 foot long alligator was captured on Tuesday behind Legendary Golf, where he was presumably searching for food.

After the gator was caught and the snout and legs were tightly bound, a crowd of eager onlookers decided that it was their chance to pose for photos, with the soon-to-be-killed animal as their own personal “photo op.” Video shows people sitting on the alligator’s back, pulling his head back and laughing.

According to the news agency, the alligator was captured by Critter Management with a legal permit. Though it is illegal to harass alligators under South Carolina law, it does not appear that there will be charges forthcoming to the people who manhandled the gator before he was killed.

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3 replies
  1. Bunny Peters says:

    I was horrified to see how this animal was treated. Very cruel and disgusting. These individuals showed callousness and depraved indifference to life…… these individuals were taking a risk that this animal was “secured”……. suppose that it had broken free, then what???

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  2. Laurette says:

    😢😢😢😢😢😢😢

    He lived to be a hundred and his only crime he was looking for food his punishment tortured and killed
    I guess in SC they don’t believe in being humane
    That alligator should of been captured and moved to another location where he could live out his life in peace

    🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬

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