Alligator found in Missouri creek

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 | 7:45 a.m. CDT

DE SOTO — Authorities believe a small alligator found in an eastern Missouri creek was a pet that someone decided to drop off.

The alligator was found Sunday night in Joachim Creek in De Soto.

Police told KSDK-TV they kept it overnight in a pool, then took it to the World Bird Sanctuary in St. Louis County. After a few days, it will be transferred to Riverside Reptile Ranch.


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Ray Shapiro July 28, 2010 | 7:27 p.m.

What a croc!
(They should've tanned him into a cute little pair of baby boots for some upcoming two stepping, line dancing tyke.)

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