400-POUND alligator that ate a 100-pound pit bull named Tank caught

Mail Online | 8/9/2019 | Snejana Farberov For Dailymail.com
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Trappers in Florida on Thursday night were able to capture a massive alligator suspected of killing and eating a 100-pound pit bull named Tank just hours earlier.

Cynthia Robinson said she was walking her six-year-old dog, Tank, by a retention pond in Auburndale at 7am when a hulking gator emerged from the water, pounced on her pet and dragged him away.

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'He was so fast. He took my dog, and he was gone...Tank didn’t even stand a chance,' she told Spectrum News.

Robinson described the scaly predator as the biggest alligator she has ever seen and said it made her pit bull weighing 100lbs look like a 'Chihuahua' by comparison.

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'He looked at me like, "Momma, help me," and I couldn’t do nothing,' she told WTSP.

Robinson was afforded one final glimpse of her dog when the alligator came up to the surface clenching Tank in his powerful jaws.

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'He just like sat there with my dog in his mouth,' the devastated dog owner recalled in a separate interview with the station WFLA.

At 8pm that day, a trapping crew contracted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission arrived at the park looking for the killer gator.

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