Rusty Burke tells me that the earlier link to this on-going story is broken. But he sends along this update. Video at link (as long as it's working).
Nuisance gators end up on the menu - 04/02/2008 - MiamiHerald.com: "Used to be, you blocked a busy road and you got a ticket. Now they turn you into a handbag or back scratcher.
The nine-foot alligator that was cornered and captured Tuesday morning after a traffic-stopping appearance at U.S. 441 and Bailey Road was sold to a processing facility for $280."