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Alligator found in NY Pond, Moved to Mass.

alligatorMOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (AP) — A nearly two-foot-long alligator living in the pond of a suburban New York City park has been captured and sent to a reptile rehabilitation preserve in Massachusetts.

The unnamed reptile was captured by police and officers form the state’s Environmental Conservation Police Friday.

Police say the 22-inch amphibian was seen roaming around Wilson’s Woods Park last week. They say police searched for an hour Friday for the alligator after someone snapped a photo of the creature.

Police say there have been no reports of dangerous run-ins with the alligator.

It is unknown for how long the alligator called Wilson’s Woods Park home. Police say the creature may have been dumped there by a previous owner after becoming too big to be a pet.


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