Reward Offered in Panama City Gator Killing

By: News Release
By: News Release

On June 19, someone killed a big alligator in St. Andrews State Park and removed the tail. The gator was one of several that lived in Gator Lake and surrounding marshes. Thus far, efforts to solve the crime have been unsuccessful.

Now, a reward is being offered in the case through Florida’s Wildlife Alert Reward Association. The Wildlife Alert number is 888-404-3922. People can also send information via text message to Tip@MyFWC.com. Most cell phones allow users to text directly to an email address. Standard usage fees may apply.

Rewards range from $25 up to $1,000, and anyone who provides information can remain anonymous.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Officer Mike Goodwin said the gator was approximately 10 feet long and had been photographed numerous times by park visitors.

He urged anyone with information about the case to contact the Wildlife Alert hotline.


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  • by Helpful Location: Alabama on Jul 26, 2012 at 01:07 PM
    I'll make you a deal Florida. You can come get ALL of our alligators and look at them all you want. And if you act now we will through in all of our snakes...lol.... ps ROLL TIDE
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      by helpful on Jul 26, 2012 at 03:00 PM in reply to Helpful
      auto-correct ..... ergh! i need to start proof-reading my sarcasm
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