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Alligator w/Deer in Mouth on Cross Lake

Netlore Archive: Emailed photos purportedly taken at Cross Lake, Louisiana show an alligator moving through the water with a full-grown deer in its mouth

Description: Emailed images
Circulating since: June 2004
Status: Partly true
Analysis: See comments


Email example contributed on 25 August 2004:

Subject: FW: Swimming in Louisiana

This was taken by a KTBS helicopter flying over Cross Lake! (For those of you who are not local, Cross Lake is in Shreveport, La.) That has to be a HUGE gator to have a whole deer in its mouth! Are you ready to go skiing on Cross Lake?! If you ski at the west end of the lake -- try not to fall.

Emailed photos purportedly taken at Cross Lake, Louisiana show an alligator moving through the water with a full-grown deer in its mouth
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Photo by Terri Jenkins, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


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