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Massive Gator Spotted in Nature Preserve in Florida

Lakeland Police say a massive alligator was spotted in the Circle B Bar Reserve

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    RAW VIDEO: Lakeland Police say a massive alligator was spotted in the Circle B Bar Reserve. (Published Monday, Jan. 16, 2017)

    Footage of an alligator that looks almost too massive to be real was posted to the Lakeland Police's Facebook page Monday.

    According to the post, Kim Joiner was taking an afternoon stroll Sunday in the Circle B Bar Reserve when the gator was spotted.

    The big gator is seen lumbering across a grassy path as a group of spectators take photos.

    Lakeland Police told NBC 6 that the gator is real.

    Pig Escapes Slaughterhouse Fate, Sells Original Paintings

    [NATL] Pig Escapes Slaughterhouse Fate, Sells Original Paintings

    A pig who escaped slaughter is now living out her life in a South African sanctuary and painting original works that have sold for up to $2,000.

    "She was really small when I rescued her," said Joanne Lefson, who manages the South African Farm Sanctuary, a haven for rescued farm animals where the pig now lives. "She's very smart and intelligent so I placed a few balls and some paintbrushes and things in her pen, and it wasn't long before I discovered that she really liked the bristles and the paintbrush...She just really took a knack for it."

    Funds from the art sales go towards the sanctuary.

    (Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017)