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Gator hunting season in Mississippi got off to a record-breaking start.
The state's department of wildlife, fisheries, and parks confirmed this nearly 14-foot 686-pound alligator was caught on Sunday.
It was caught by the hunting party of Tiffany Wienke from Vicksburg.
Officials say the large gator beat the previous record by just an eighth of an inch.
They say it was caught from Bayou Pierre in the southwest hunting zone.
The hunting season opened on Friday.
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