Man Caught With Creepy Alligator Foot Sticking Out Of His Car's Dashboard In Palm Beach County

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by Lyssa Goldberg May 11, 2016 04:37 PM

A man's recent run-in with the cops sounds like the stuff of nightmares.

Two officers pulled over a man driving through Loxahatchee for an unrelated reason when they discovered dead alligator parts scattered throughout his truck—including the reptile's foot, which was sticking out of the vehicle's dashboard.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission shared a photo of the creepy gator claw on its Facebook page this week:

The officers had stopped the truck in Corbett Wildlife Management Area, a nature preserve between Loxahatchee and Lake Okeechobee, to check for the driver's day-use pass for the area.

Though the man first told officers he'd hunted the alligator a few years back, he ultimately confessed to killing the animal a few days ago without a permit. 

A permit is required to hunt alligators legally, so the driver was cited for the violation.

(Image via Facebook/MyFWC)


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