Underrated American actor Carl Weathers has played many memorable characters on screens both big and small, but only one has an alligator named after it. Meet Chubbs, a 12-foot, 600-pound gator caught on a golf course outside of Houston and named after Weathers' character in Happy Gilmore.
Captured by a pair of Alligator Nuisance Control Hunters — talk about an exciting career — this gator will be transported to an alligator sanctuary, where it will live out its life undisturbed by the errant shots of garbage golfers. Which is a good thing. Run into the wrong guy and he might have lost an eye.
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