9-Foot Alligator Emerges From Darkness, Drags Big Ol’ Fish Off The Road

Alligator drags fish
Daniel Martin

This is one of the coolest alligator videos I’ve ever seen, but I do have a couple of questions.

To first give you some context before I get to my inquiries, some people camping in South Carolina were driving along one night and came to a stop when the saw something up ahead blocking the road. As they rolled closer, they discovered that some fresh roadkill was plopped down in the street, and soon found out that an alligator was claiming dibs.

We’ll get into that more later, because I first want to stop to ponder this – why is a fish of that size sitting in the middle of the road as if it got hit by a car? Last time I checked, South Carolina isn’t home to walking or flying fish. So how did it end up there?

Could an animal have drug it out of the water and up onto the road before the campers got to the scene? Perhaps. Maybe the fish really got some momentum, jumped out of the water, and then flopped its way there? Plausible, but not likely. The last possibility is that a human left the fish there, or planted it there for the alligator to take.

Considering that the fish appears to already be “broken open” by the time the gator gets to it, one could assume that another animal of some sort had gotten a hold of it first, and that’s how it ended up strewn across the road. Maybe the other animal even abandoned its catch once it saw the gator moving in on it?

Regardless, the campers pull up and marvel at the gator in action as it slithers out from the black of night, checks out the big fish, nibbles on it a bit (as if it were taste tasting), and then chomps down on the corpse to drag it back into the darkness. It appears to back pedal and then turn towards the pond it called home, and you’d have to be a next level idiot to walk over to that pond to see if the gator was enjoying its meal.

These campers intelligently decided to just kept on driving on by, allowing for the alligator to feast on the fish that it found on the road in peace:

Monstrous Alligator Plops Down On Top Of Corn Pile

Does a gator *** in the woods? I guess so…

Imagine waking up at the crack of dawn to get out to the woods, hoping you bag the biggest buck of your life. After a couple hours, you can’t find anything within range, but then you start to feel the damn deer stand begin to shake, and you see something ginormous walking your direction off in the distance…

And sure enough, it’s the biggest alligator you’ve ever seen before in your life. That’s exactly what happened to this bowhunter from Macon, Georgia.

He described the wild scene:

“It was just another afternoon in the climbing stand for a bowhunter in Macon County, Georgia.

Then he hears something coming, and with anticipation he tightens his grip on his bow… oh, but it was no deer. Like a scene from Jurassic Park, a huge alligator appears, lumbering through the pines before laying down in a corn pile.

He was hunting in planted pines more than 1,500 yards, almost a mile, from a river and retention pond where a 13-foot alligator is known to reside.

Before dark, the alligator lumbered away, but not back toward the river, instead it went toward the hunter’s truck. Made for a hair-raising, careful walk out of the woods in the dark.”

Welp, hunt is over, and if I was him, I would’ve been staying put for a little while…

No chance I’m messing with that thing…

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Alligator Absolutely Deflates A Large Burmese Python In Florida

One of the best fights in all of nature…

The alligator and the python. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again… Florida just feels like a different part of the world. From the insane “Florida Man” and “Florida Woman” headlines you see day in and day out, to the exotic wildlife that thrives in the Everglades, it’s just stuff you don’t ever see or hear about in my neck of the woods.

And I’ll admit, I don’t think I ever want to encounter half the stuff that goes on in the Sunshine State, but I love watching these videos.

We recently shared a video of a brutal “fight to the death” between a python and a crocodile in Florida, and it appeared to happen right outside someone’s house. And here we are again in the same state, but this time it’s a python and an alligator.

Speaking of things that you never see around my neck of the woods, let’s discuss the Burmese python, one of the largest species of snakes that has become an absolute nuisance in the state of Florida.

So, although alligators are very common in Florida, I think the majority of Floridians would be happy to see this gator absolutely demolishing this massive python. By the time the video starts, the alligator had already done most of the damage, and needless to say this python stood no chance.

Check it out:

Chilling Underwater Video Shows Alligator With Deer Snapped Between Its Teeth

I’m not sure how this person knew to stick the camera underneath the water, but thankfully they did, and now we have this chilling video to watch.

Like the alligator probably had to go through after chowing down on this fawn, it’s going to take a while for me to digest this. I simply cannot believe that this video is real, and it’s honestly very sad what aspect of the video actually convinces me that this isn’t fabricated.

What’s that detail you ask? As you’ll see when you watch, it’s all the crushed up beer cans sunken down in the water around the gator. If it was fake, why would someone go through the trouble to upset the “save the environment” people?

Before we get to the video though, I will say that if you happen to wander out into the beautiful nature that all of us have access to, just follow the simple “pack out what you pack in” phrase.

Or even what your elementary school art teacher probably told you: “leave things better than how you found them.”

And as I step off my soap box, let’s discuss the horrifying footage of this alligator menacingly laying on the ground of this body of water with a deceased baby deer sitting in its teeth.

The way the footage is shot is straight out of a horror movie. Starting just above the water then pushing the camera through the surface, revealing what lies underneath, is some high-shelf cinematography stuff.

You thankfully have a heads up on what to expect, so there might not be as big of a “stomach drop” moment when you see the gator marinating its dinner in the murky water.

You might have a weird gut feeling too when you see all of the trash and pollution in the wild animal’s habitat, but I already covered that part of it above, so I’ll try not to mention anything about it again.

I do wonder how the person videoing found out that this gator had a fawn in its jaws as it laid underwater. Did they see the alligator attack it and drag it into the water? Or were they maybe fishing or hanging out in the water and looked down after something at the bottom caught their eye?

How the alligator got down there with the deer is about as clear as the water is in the video (it’s not). All I know is that I would be getting the heck out of dodge before I became the gator’s next unfortunate victim.

Take a look at the video below:

A beer bottle on a dock



A beer bottle on a dock