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Florida Woman Says Large
Alligator Ate Her 100-Pound Dog

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Posted By: konocti95, 8/9/2019 11:51:38 AM

AUBURNDALE (CBSMiami) — A Florida woman says an alligator ate her 100-pound dog. Cynthia Robinson told investigators in Auburndale, located in Polk County near Lakeland, that she was walking her 6-year-old dog, Tank, by a retention pond on Thursday when the gator attacked. Robinson says she took her dog off his leash to sit on a bench and the dog was running in and out of the water when the gator snatched it.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: konocti95 8/9/2019 11:54:10 AM (No. 147285)
Barack Obama was unavailable for comment.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: MDConservative 8/9/2019 11:54:13 AM (No. 147286)
It's what alligators do. Floridians ought to know better. So, when did she move down from New York?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: 68BattleofBealeVet 8/9/2019 12:00:01 PM (No. 147297)
Now you know why there are very few stray dogs in Florida.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: genius 8/9/2019 12:19:16 PM (No. 147317)
Shoot Shovel and Shut up will take care of it.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Philipsonh 8/9/2019 1:18:15 PM (No. 147339)
This is a sad event and I cannot understand why other commenters joke about it.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: JHHolliday 8/9/2019 1:24:29 PM (No. 147341)
This is pretty common in gator country. I am surprised that this woman didn't know better. Maybe a Yankee transplant? Dogs are one of their favorite treats.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 8/9/2019 1:35:56 PM (No. 147347)
That's going to take a big gator. Back in the 60s, if dogs started disappearing around a lake, we knew a gator had moved in, they were pretty rare back then in central Fla. South Fla had a lot then, though. Gators seem to like dogs. And the ones that were 2 and 3 ft long in 1970 are 10-12 ft long now, or more.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: thewarden 8/9/2019 1:37:15 PM (No. 147350)
How awful! I feel horrible for her but worse for that poor dog. He’d still be alive if not for her stupidity. Kind of like the stupid people in my neighborhood that let their cats outside and small dogs alone in the yard...the coyotes will jump a 6 ft fence...and take your pets as snacks, all day, every day.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: chance_232 8/9/2019 1:56:47 PM (No. 147372)
The first thing that I did after buying my house was to fence in the back yard. Not only do I have gators in the area, I have boars and coyotes. A pair of coyotes frequent my front yard. The first thing you learn when living in the south.... beware bodies of water. If its not gators, its water moccasins. In the woods or brush, its rattlers.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: stablemoney 8/9/2019 2:13:09 PM (No. 147388)
I am sorry for the dog, and the woman's loss. But alligators have a remarkable appetite. Uncooked, fur, bones, head, and no complaints or preferences as to parts, cooking, or seasoning.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Heraclitus 8/9/2019 2:23:03 PM (No. 147402)
One look at the "body of water" ought to be enough to make one cautious, reedy, murky and a good place to lie in wait for the next meal. As a dog owner myself, I feel sorry for the owner; she made some stupid decisions that day and will have to live with them. I know I'd be devastated.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: RenoVet68 8/9/2019 2:32:03 PM (No. 147424)
Gators and pythons; pets don't stand a chance.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Vesicant 8/9/2019 2:58:37 PM (No. 147446)
It was only fair -- the dog ate the alligator's homework.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: bighambone 8/9/2019 2:59:43 PM (No. 147447)
Sure not a place for Labrador Retrievers to do their thing!
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Avikingman 8/9/2019 3:40:50 PM (No. 147490)
If she had tried to put the leash on she might have been lunch.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: bad-hair 8/9/2019 4:55:07 PM (No. 147574)
Which goes to show you that alligators have no taste buds (dog sucks). Now it's a 100 pond bigger gator. Did he have a chihuahua for an appetizer?
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Reply 17 - Posted by: franq 8/9/2019 6:02:41 PM (No. 147632)
Alligators are a public nuisance and should be treated the same as rodents. I hate them. Keep them in Africa in the wild.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: ginadee 8/9/2019 7:42:01 PM (No. 147673)
I don't know why God created alligators. They're only good for shoes and handbags.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 8/10/2019 12:27:49 AM (No. 147801)
Very sad. Maybe it's time to trap and eliminate some gators. As Florida builds on every acre available, they are invading on animal territory. Pick one: houses or wild animals.
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