A huge alligator was captured early yesterday morning while attempting to cross Highway 59 in Cleveland, Texas, right across from a Whataburger restaurant.

The gator was literally the size of a small car at 11 feet, 6 inches, and according to a published report, it was clipped by an 18-wheeler as it was trying to get across the highway.

The incident was reported by a man named Chance Ward, the gator was roped by Ward and with the help of firefighters was put in the back of Ward's pickup, and has since been relocated. Authorities closed a portion of the highway while the huge gator was removed.

No truth to the rumor that the gator was only after a Buffalo Ranch Chicken Sandwich.

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