A mammoth alligator is breaking records in Alabama.
Five members of the Stokes family caught this monster alligator Saturday in Thomaston, Alabama.
It took them 10 hours to wrangle the mammoth beast.
Biologists at Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries easily measured the alligator at 15 feet, but weighing it was a big more tricky.
The alligator was so large it destroyed the winch used to lift average-sized alligators.
Eventually, a biologist had to use a backhoe to lift the alligator onto the scale.
It weighed in at 1,011.5 pounds, making the gator the largest ever killed in Alabama.
Stealing food OK for needy in Italy
The court ruled that due to "the condition of the defendant" and the small amount of food he took, a man wouldn't be punished for his actions.
A 1,109-carat diamond is going up for auction
It's said to be the size of a tennis ball.
Huge wildfire forces Canadian city to evacuate
About 80,000 people fled the blaze that overtook Fort McMurray in Alberta on Tuesday.
Jellyfish caught on camera in Marianas Trench
The jellyfish is just one of the interesting creatures scientists have spotted in the deep ocean waters.