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Decapitated Alligator Found Dumped on Florida Roadway



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    MIAMI - MAY 17: An alligator is seen at the Gator Park in the Florida Everglades May 17, 2006 in Miami-Dade County. There has been a record three deaths attributed to alligator attacks in Florida in the month of May. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    An alligator shorn of its head and tail has been found dumped on a Florida road.

    Florida Today reports Florida Fish and Wildlife officers are investigating to find out who decapitated and dumped the alligator in Palm Bay. The mutilated creature was found Monday night. Another headless alligator was found in Rockledge in April. No arrests have been made in connection to that crime.

    Unauthorized alligator hunting is punishable by up to five years in prison and $5,000 in fines.

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