VIDEO: 300-pound gator wrecks Texas garage

300 pound gator in Texas garage (NBC News)

FULSHEAR, Texas (KPRC) A Texas man found a nine-foot, 300 pound alligator in his garage Thursday night.

“It was a big one. We were surprised by how big it was,” said Capt. Mike McCoy, Fulshear police.

Wranglers and police tried to lasso a rope around the alligators head as it hissed and opened its mouth to defend itself.

The alligator will be taken to an alligator farm in El Campo, Texas, where it will live on a refuge, officials said.

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