Man plays with 9-foot alligator until it tires, pulls from Parkland pool

first_imgAn animal trapper found a unique way to remove an alligator from a Florida pool.Celebrity trapper Paul Bedard, who is contracted with the state’s nuisance alligator program, was dispatched to a Parkland home on Wednesday after receiving a complaint about a 9-foot alligator swimming freely in the pool.Bedard said he was able to pull the 185-pound reptile out of the water once it grew tired from playing with him.He described the reptile as “mellow” and named it Cool Hand Luke after the 1967 film starring Paul Newman.‘Cool Hand Luke’ was relocated to the Everglades.Bedard starred in Animal Planet’s reality show Gator Boys.last_img read more

Ireland and Gibraltar to meet in Portugal.

first_imgGibraltar have confirmed that next September’s home Euro 2016 qualifier with the Republic of Ireland will be played in Faro, Portugal.There had been speculation that the game would be moved to London, following problems with the stadium Gibraltar have been using, the Estadio do AlgarveBut the Gibraltar FA have revealed these problems have been addressed and they are committed to playing all of their games in the group in the stadium.last_img