Hunting Thor: Trappers set to return for 8-foot alligator

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Thor the alligator is in the crosshairs of hunters once again

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.
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FULL VIDEO: Alligator freed from trap in Katy neighborhood.

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Neighbors say they do not want an 8-foot alligator removed from a Katy community.



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.

VIDEO: Man tries to capture gator along Houston bayou
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Alligator freed from trap, residents and MUD at odds



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.

VIDEO: Wildlife authorities catch gator inside Pasadena warehouse
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A small alligator wandered into a Pasadena warehouse on Monday morning.



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.

VIDEO: Neighbors at odds over fate of resident gator
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Alligator freed from trap, residents and MUD at odds

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