• Gator found wandering Cocoa neighborhood

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    COCOA, Fla. - An alligator was trapped after it was found wandering a Cocoa community.

    Residents called authorities after spotting the gator in the Coventry neighborhood early Monday evening.

    "He didn't walk after me but when I walked the other way around him he opened his mouth and I seen all those teeth," resident Doris Carter said.

    Animal Services officers responded to the area and subsequently called a private trapper to catch the gator, which was more than 6-feet long.

    Authorities said the gator will most likely be euthanized.

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