Headless Alligator Found In Rockledge Neighborhood, FWC Opens Gator Poaching Investigation
By Melonie Holt, WFTV // April 5, 2018
gator found with no head or tail at Timbers West subdivision near S. Fiske Blvd.
BREVARD COUNTY • ROCKLEDGE, FLORIDA (WFTV) – A discovery in a Rockledge neighborhood has state wildlife agents investigating what appears to be a case of gator poaching.
Police were called when a nearby homeowner discovered a suspicious-looking tarp in the Timbers West subdivision near South Fiske Boulevard.
Police said someone dumped a large dead alligator at the end of a cul-de-sac. The reptile’s head and tail were missing.
“I was out for my morning jog and I smelled something disgusting. I looked and I saw a poached gator,” said resident Dina Wuisman.
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ABOVE MAP: Timbers West subdivision near South Fiske Boulevard.
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