Pet owners describe attack as "death roll"

Published: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 09:47 PM.
“Trapping an alligator of that size is dangerous in itself,” he said.
Relocating it would have been most likely futile because alligators have excellent honing skills and it would have most likely returned to the spot, Shaw said.
Nordstrom said the area the gator was in — close to homes, a public park and shopping centers — also contributed to the kill decision.

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