Videos Show Alligators Climbing Fences, Swimming Across Roads, Pools in Florida — KTLA

Most people know alligators get just about everywhere in Florida, but now they’ve really leveled up. Videos from last week show a massive 463-pound gator swimming in the middle of a busy road — and another climbing a fence. One of the intrusive reptiles was filmed on Thursday swimming in a giant puddle in the middle of an…

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Fugitive Alligator Chance the Snapper Finally Caught in Chicago Park, Makes Appearance at News Conference — TIME

Chance the Snapper, the elusive alligator who captured America’s attention when he slyly moved into Chicago’s Humboldt Park, is no longer at large. Chicago officials confirmed the reptile fugitive was caught early Tuesday morning. Chicago Animal Care and Control Executive Director Kelley Gandurski said during a press conference later Tuesday that the city believes the…

via Fugitive Alligator Chance the Snapper Finally Caught in Chicago Park, Makes Appearance at News Conference — TIME

Pool party for one…gator

An 11-foot-long alligator went for a night-time swim in a family’s pool in Sarasota County, Fla. The Sarasota County Sheriff’s office responded to a late night call Friday from a family in Nokomis, Fla. who needed help getting the animal safely out of their pool. “The 11-foot intruder didn’t gracefully make his way through an…

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