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Giant gator named ‘Chubbs’ spotted again at Florida golf course

An infamous local alligator was caught on video again at his home on the Buffalo Creek Golf Course in Florida by a Bradenton golfer. The gator, named Chubbs, has lived there for years.
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An infamous local alligator was caught on video again at his home on the Buffalo Creek Golf Course in Florida by a Bradenton golfer. The gator, named Chubbs, has lived there for years.

A familiar face — err, set of teeth? — was caught on video strolling along his home course again recently.

The 15-foot gator named Chubbs, arguably a local celebrity, was seen at Buffalo Creek Golf Course, according to WTSP and FOX 13.

Sage Stryczny captured the short video of the large gator soaking up some sunshine and posted it to his Facebook page Saturday.

Chubbs is no stranger to the paparazzi lifestyle. He’s been caught on video before, most notably when golfer Charlie Helms posted a video of him that went viral in 2016.

"Chubbs," the resident giant alligator at Buffalo Creek Golf Course in Parrish, recently was caught taking a stroll near eighth hole.

He was spotted again in February. At the time, Buffalo Creek general manager Ryan Henderson said a maintenance worker took the video of the gator who had lived on the course for 25 years.

Should any other golfers see Chubbs — or any other gator, for that matter — on the golf course, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission recommends keeping a safe distance away and not to feed the gator.

Word about a giant alligator that prowls on and near Manatee County golf course has gone worldwide.

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