Disney World is building a wall to prevent another alligator attack

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"At about 3:30 today, we recovered the remains of the 2-year-old from the water," Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said in June.

It has been nearly two months since an alligator dragged 2-year-old Lane Graves from the shores of the Seven Seas Lagoon at a Walt Disney World hotel.

Now, construction crews are building a wall of boulders in the hopes it will prevent another tragedy.

According to the Orlando Sentinel, the wall is part of the original plan implemented in the days after the incident. USA Today reports the wall is expected to be completed by October.

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The Graves family was enjoying a night on the beach of the lagoon near Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa on June 14 while visiting from Nebraska. Lane had been standing in the water when an alligator dragged him in.

The boy's father, Matt Graves, tried to rescue his son from the alligator but was unsuccessful.

Prior to the incident, there weren't any signs warning visitors about the alligators. Afterward, Disney installed warning signs and a rope fence.

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An alligator thrashes in a lagoon in a golf course as it is hooked by a trapper to relocate it to a more natural environment in Orlando, Florida, U.S., June 19, 2016.

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Alligator trapper Mark Whitmire prepares an alligator he caught in a lagoon on a golf course to relocate it to a more natural environment in Orlando, Florida, U.S., June 19, 2016.

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An alligator floats on the surface of the water in a lagoon in a golf course before a trapper caught it to relocate it to a more natural environment in Orlando, Florida, U.S., June 19, 2016.

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An alligator swims at Myakka River State Park outside of Sarasota, Florida on December 30, 2016. The park is a small preserve of rare protected habitat along Florida's Gulf Coast, a region that has seen intense development and population growth over the last decade, and preserves both endangered Florida dry prairie and wetlands along the banks of the alligator filled Myakka River.

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An alligator has its mouth taped shut and is held down after it was caught by a trapper to relocate it to a more natural environment in Orlando, Florida, U.S., June 19, 2016.

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A captive alligator is pictured as it rains in Oviedo, Florida, U.S., June 18, 2016.

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An alligator floats on the surface of the water in a lagoon in a golf course before a trapper caught it to relocate it to a more natural environment in Orlando, Florida, U.S., June 19, 2016.

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Alligator trapper Mark Whitmire traps an alligator in a lagoon on golf course to relocate it to a more natural environment in Orlando, Florida, U.S., June 19, 2016.

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Ryan Moore of the U.S. is reflected in a pond on the island green 17th hole as an alligator swims past during second round play of the Tournament Players Championship PGA golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida May 7, 2010.

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An alligator as seen during a preview round for The Honda Classic at PGA National Resort and Spa - Champion Course on February 23, 2016 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

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A large Aligator and some geese beside a lake on the course during the pro-am as a preview for the 2016 Honda Classic held on the PGA National Course at the PGA National Resort and Spa on February 24, 2016 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

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An alligator has its mouth taped closed after being caught in a lagoon in a golf course by a trapper to relocate it to a more natural environment in Orlando, Florida, U.S., June 19, 2016.

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An alligator swims in the waters at Wakodahatchee Wetlands in Delray Beach, Florida on 21 April 2016. Spring is nesting season in South Florida and over 140 species of birds have been spotted in the wetlands.

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In the days after the attack, wildlife officials captured and killed several alligators to ensure the alligator responsible was no longer a threat.

Last month, the Graves family released a statement saying it would not sue Walt Disney World.

The statement said in part, "As each day passes, the pain gets worse ... we will solely be focused on the future health of our family."

The family also announced the creation of the Lane Thomas Foundation.

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