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Massive alligator spotted in Florida community finds a new home in Orlando

connectVideoAlligator seen taking a walk through a Florida retirement community

A huge alligator went viral earlier this month after he was spotted roaming a central Florida community. Now, the gator — with the name Larry — has found a new home.

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The reptile is now living in Gatorland in Orlando, Click Orlando reported. Larry, who is said to weigh upwards of 800 pounds and is estimated to be 12-metres in length, was moved to the facility Thursday. The animal is now live on the 15-acre lake with more than 120 other alligators, according to the news station.

“Larry is going to have a great life,” Mark McHugh, Gatorland employee, told the news station of the gator, who has his own Facebook page.

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Earlier in March, Larry was captured on video roaming around in The Villages, northwest of Orlando. People stopped and watched as he lumbered by, making the prehistoric-looking creature to quickly become a social media star.

Fox News’ Travis Fedschun contributed to this report.

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