Untamed Lowcountry

June 3, 2013 9:21 PM

9-foot alligator captured on Hilton Head Island

Critter Management's second year summer intern and local Hilton Head Island student Xavier Anderson holds a 9-foot, 8-inch alligator in a headlock as proprietor Joe Maffo, right, binds its legs Sunday afternoon. Billy Karijanian, director of operations, said the wildlife control business received a phone call from the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office of an aggressive alligator on Lagoon Road. Karijanian said the gator was removed and later harvested.

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