Come See the World Record American Alligator at the Montgomery Zoo in Alabama

Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association
Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association
Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association
Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association

Montgomery, AL -(Ammoland.com)- Unveiling of world record American alligator, harvested by Mandy Stokes and team members in August 2014 on the Alabama River, and the announcement of its age.

Who:

  • Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Commissioner N. Gunter Guy
  • Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division Director Charles F. “Chuck” Sikes, Alabama
  • Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association Project Director Pam Swanner
  • Mandy Stokes and team members

When:

  • Friday, May 22, at 10 a.m.

Where:

  • Mann Wildlife Learning Museum at the Montgomery Zoo, 325 E. Vandiver Boulevard, Montgomery.

A tidbit of information:

When Mandy Stokes and her husband, John, decided to try their luck in the annual statewide American alligator hunt, she had no idea that August night would go down in history. The Stokes, along with brother-in-law Kevin Jenkins and his children Savannah and Parker, hauled in a 15-foot-9-inch gator that weighed 1,011.5 pounds from the Alabama River near Camden in Wilcox County.

That massive gator, certified by the Safari Club International as the largest ever taken, will be on display for the first time at the Mann Wildlife Learning Museum at the Montgomery Zoo.

About Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association

The Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association is committed to promoting and enhancing outdoor recreation and tourism opportunities in the Black Belt in a manner that provides economic and ecological benefits to the region and its citizens.

For information, go to www.alabamablackbeltadventures.org.

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