プールに侵入したアリゲーターを大胆な方法で捕獲した男性が話題に


フロリダ州の男性が、プールに侵入したアリゲーターを何とも大胆な方法で捕獲し話題を呼んでいる。

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AP通信が伝える所によると、この男性は、米アニマル・プラネットの番組「Gator Boys(ゲーター・ボーイズ)」に出演したことで有名な、ワニを専門とする動物ハンター、ポール・ベダードさん。フロリダ州パークランドの家のプールにアリゲーターが侵入したと、同州の迷惑なアリゲーターの捕獲を行うためのプログラム「Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program」を通して連絡を受け、捕獲に駆け付けたという。

ベダードさんは、インスタグラムの投稿で、プールに飛び込み、何と「アリゲーターが疲れるまで一緒に遊びまわった」後、罠をかけ、口をテープで塞ぎ、プールからこのアリゲーターを取り出す事に成功したと語っている。また、このアリゲーターが「すごく落ち着いていた」ため、捕獲を「楽しめた」とのことだ。

体長は約2.7メートル、重さは約84キログラムあったというこのアリゲーターは、捕獲後、エバーグレーズ国立公園の安全な場所に放されたと、「People」は伝えている。

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Got an e-gator call this morning about an 8 to 9 foot alligator in a swimming pool up in Parkland. The gator had walked through the screen and into the pool. I haven't had a good-sized gator in a swimming pool in probably a year, so I was kind of looking forward to this when I got the call. These are actually fun because the gator can't go anywhere and the water's almost always crystal clear. So all I have to do is jump in the water play around with him until he's tired and I can either hold his mouth shut and put a snare on it and tape it, or if he super energetic I can get him tired enough where I can just pick him up without the tape and carry him out in the yard and then tape him up once I get there. This guy was super mellow didn't really give me a hard time at all, I couldn't get him to spin on me he really wanted nothing to do with me. I simply made a frontal catch put a snare on his mouth and taped him up. Then finally got him to expend some energy.... I didn't want to pull him out of the water until he was tired, because he'll usually go into a death roll and smash himself up on the concrete or, if he's not taped, bite the concrete or something so it's always better to make him expend that energy in the water where is not going to get banged up. He ended up being 8 feet 8 in, and didn't really give me a hassle at all, it was basically as smooth and easy as it ever gets. Thank you Lord, much appreciated. #gatorboysalligatorrescue #gatorboys #rescue #animal #alligator #gators #gator #paulbedard #evergladesholidaypark #everglades #crocodile #croc #greatful #nuisancealligator

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