VIDEO: Gator weighing more than 900 pounds caught in Texas

Still frame from video provided by NBC News and KJAC
Still frame from video provided by NBC News and KJAC

A record-breaking 13-foot alligator was caught in a small Texas town Wednesday morning. After six hours out on Champion Lake, the gator country crew hauled in this gigantic monster.

The alligator is a Texas state record, measuring at 13 feet 8 inches long, and weighing more than 900 pounds.

The reptile has not always been this calm. Stuart Marcus with the National Wildlife Refuge says the gator has been a nuisance in the lake.

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