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How big was the largest alligator in the world?
June 20, 2014 1:54PM
- World's longest/largest alligator - 1890 - caught in Marsh Island, Louisiana - 19'-2" * (weight officially unknown, but estimations range between 2,000 lbs. to 2,300 lbs.)
- Biggest gator recorded in Texas - 14' 4" inches 900 lbs.(estimated weight/not official) (the gator you see was not the biggest.)
- Biggest alligator caught in Alabama - 12 ft. 8" 675' lbs.
- Longest Florida gator on record - 17' 5"
- Heaviest alligator ever on official record - 1043 lbs - 1989 (just outside of Gainsville Fla.)
- Reports of 1,032lb., 1,023 lbs., 1,007 lb. & 1,002 lb. Alligators have been confirmed and documented/recorded
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