That has to be a huge gator to have a whole deer in its mouth! The deer was later found to be a mature stag. If you ski at the west end of the lake - try not to fall overboard. This alligator was found between lakeland and winter haven florida near the house of anita and charlie rogers, who could hear the beast bellowing in the night. Combines the 2004 alligator swimming with a deer in its mouth photos that were taken. That has to be a huge gator to have a whole deer in its mouth! The deer was later found to be a mature stag and was measured at 11 feet! This alligator was found between centre and leesburg , alabama , near a house ! Game wardens were forced to shoot the alligator. Huge alligator swimming with deer shot and killed these first 2 pictures were taken by a ktbs helicopter flying over lake thomas, winter haven, florida. The helicopter pilot and the game wardens on the ground were in communication via 2-way radios. Learn about alligator reproduction and nesting facts from my time filming alligators in florida. For example, when an alligator is sexually mature they will have reached a length of six feet or more. You can only see their fourth tooth while you can see a line of a teen when an alligators mouth is closed. Life stages of an alligator by madeline masters jupiterimages. Alligators generally become sexually mature at 10 to 12 years old. A length of 6 feet is also an indicator of sexual maturity for female gators. When the alligators are old enough to mate, they spawn in spring. most people consider wild pigs a nuisance and do anything they can to get rid of them.