Three California children are in trouble after catching an alligator by its neck and dragging it to shore while vacationing near a Florida lake
Authorities said the children hooked a noose around the gator at Fay Lake Wilderness Park in Port St. John and dragged it to shore Thursday night. The 16-year-old was issued a citation for feeding, enticing or molesting alligators, Florida Wildlife Commission spokesperson Chad Weber.
The other two children are 6 and 8 years old and were not given any citations. Authorities said the vacationers were not familiar with local gator laws.
The gator had already returned to the water with the noose still around its neck when officials arrived. Florida Today reports a…
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