FORT BEND COUNTY, TX (KTRK) --No word yet on an exact time of when those nuisance hunters will be back out, but it will be today.
This has been a controversial issue here in Firethorn in Fort Bend County.
The gator was on a hook and line. A resident saw it and cut it loose, thinking that it was being poached.
But, the fact was a nuisance hunter put out the trap to get the gator after the municipal utility district made the call that the gator was not afraid of humans any longer.
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The 8-foot gator was a mascot of sorts to the community and was even given a name: Thor.
Neighbors don't want him to be removed.
The man who set him free the first time spoke to ABC13 last week.
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According to the Texas Parks and Wildlife, a nuisance hunter has the right to make the call on whether a gator should be relocated to a sanctuary or if it should be killed.
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