Chomper the Alligator dies at 64 after spending entire life at Pine Hills Nursery in Pass Christian

A beloved alligator named Chomper from Pass Christian died Tuesday at the age of 64.

Chomper the Gator was rescued in 1958 after hatching along the Jourdan River. He was rescued by a man named Billy Cuevas. Cuevas then adopted Chomper and raised him his whole life.

Chomper spent the majority of his life at the site that is now Pine Hills Nursery, where he was visited by residents from all over the Coast.

Chomper was a crowd favorite at the nursery.

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