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‘Dinosaur-sized gator on the golf course turns into a chance to photograph

On this Monday, 27 March 2017 photo of an alligator walks on a fairway at the Kiawah Island Club River Course.

(Carrie Moores via AP)

KIAWAH ISLAND, S. C. – Carrie Moores said they had only seen alligators in the zoo before the move last year, from Connecticut to South Carolina.

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That changed this week during a chance encounter with a very large gator on the golf links.

Moores told the Post and Courier of Charleston she was taking photos at a golf fundraiser for a free medical clinic Monday when the gator approached some golfers who have their backs turned.

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She snapped quickly at the picture and warned the golfers, who jumped in the carts and safely drove.

On the range this morning in Osprey Point. Not sure what time he had. #kiawah

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The alligator then to disappear in a lagoon at the Kiawah Island Club River Course.

Moores said that people told her, it was one of the largest gators they had seen. More accustomed to squirrels in Connecticut, Moores said: “it was literally a dinosaur.”

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