Untamed Lowcountry

June 3, 2014

Whopper gator found Hilton Head so nice it visited twice + video

Joe Maffo got a call from Beaufort County emergency dispatch at about 1:30 a.m. May 31. Someone saw a large alligator on Old Cemetery Road and called 911. What Maffo saw upon arriving was not just a large alligator. It was the largest alligator he had ever encountered since arriving on Hilton Head Island in 1982.

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