Only 9 of 17 alligators found after escaping from Florida farm

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HERNANDO, Fla. — Residents in one Central Florida neighborhood are watching out for a gang of escaped alligators, WPBF reports.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials said 17 gators escaped from an alligator farm by digging under a fence. Only nine of them have been found.

"The last one that was caught on Friday evening was about 5 foot 3 inches," resident John Littnan said.

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Ruger writes:

Alligators are loose in Florida and forming gangs? Who knew?

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