A man from Florida, US has been accused of forcing a small alligator to drink a beer and then recording a video of it.
US man accused of forcing small alligator to drink beer
Authorities recently reported that they’ve arrested a Florida man who provoked a small alligator into biting his arm and poured beer into the animal’s mouth.
According to reports, 27-year-old Timothy Kepke and 22-year-old Noah Osborne were charged last week with unlawfully taking an alligator.
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers began investigating the incident in August following a complaint which accused Osborne of catching the alligator in Palm City and handing to Kepke.
In the video, which led to their arrest, Kepke can be seen in the video trying to let the reptile bite his forearm. The video also shows Kepke feeding the alligator beer as it struggles.
Watch the video here:
When officers interviewed Kepke last month, he reportedly acknowledged that he was in the video and said the gator was alive when they released it. The two men were later released on bond. Jail records didn’t list attorneys for them.
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