Watch: East Texas Gator Wranglers Nearly Become Finger Food for Angry Beast

An alligator wrangling squad nearly became finger food while trying to capture a rogue gator on a Wood County farm earlier this week.According to Tyler's KLTV-TV, Hawkins homeowner Hal Conover had contacted noted alligator hunter Byron South and his son Tanner after finding the reptile in a pen with his weaning calves.In the six-minute video, posted Monday to YouTube, the gator whips and snaps in the muddy pen as Conover and South - whose hunting renown once led Remington to name a rifle after him - gradually secure it with lassos and anchor the snarling beast to nearby trees and fence posts. A small child cries in the background.  Continue reading...

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