ST. PETERSBURG, Florida – The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is investigating who is responsible for crippling catarrh, found to swim on a waterway in St. Petersburg on Wednesday.
A gator is reported to be floating in the water near Tom Stuart Cowsway. His head and tail were removed.
The intentional killing of an alligator or the possession of alligator parts, including the head, without proper permits, is prohibited in the State of Florida, according to FWC.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the FWC Wildlife Hotline at 1-888-404-3922. Callers can remain anonymous and receive rewards.
A team is currently working on this story and will provide updates when available.