727-Pound Alligator Caught

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MISSISSIPPI– A 727-pound alligator, caught by Dustin Bockman, is a record-setting reptile.

According to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Bockman’s hunting party holds the title for capturing the largest ever alligator taken by a Mississippi hunter during the state’s alligator hunting season.

Just before Bockman made his massive catch, another hunter held the record for a bit, with a 723-pound gator.

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