Florida: Dog-killing gator caught
WESTON, Fla. A seven-foot alligator that killed a dog has been captured and destroyed by wildlife officers in Weston, Fla.
The gator had been swimming in a lake in the affluent Fort Lauderdale suburb bordering the Everglades.
State wildlife began searching for the alligator after residents found the body of a 25-pound bearded collie and terrier mix. The alligator was trapped Tuesday with a wiry device that loops around the reptile's powerful jaws.
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