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Great blue heron eats baby alligator near Lake Apopka

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Posted at 2:07 PM, Dec 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-09 14:07:51-05

LAKE APOPKA, Fla — A great blue heron was seen eating a baby alligator near Lake Apopka.

Viewer Shellie Gilliam posted on Facebook after she spotted it capturing the alligator.

She says the heron flew with the alligator in his mouth to this spot where he ate it.

She says it took about 25 minutes to eat it all.