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  • A large alligator with an adult deer in its mouth underwater.
    Information icon An alligator caught an adult deer. Photo by Terri Jenkins, USFWS.

    Alligator takes deer to lunch in south Georgia

    August 23, 2004 | 2 minute read

    The sight of a 12 to 14 foot-long alligator is something south Georgia folks see occasionally, but few have seen one take an adult deer out to lunch. Actually — for lunch. The photographs of this deer-eating alligator were taken from the air by Terri Jenkins, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service District Fire Management Officer. She was preparing to ignite a prescribed fire at Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge, about 40 miles south of Savannah, Georgia, on March 4, 2004.  Read the full story...

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