Escaped Alligator Takes A Dip In Neighbor’s Pool

How would you like to discover this in your pool?
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The Pulse

After going missing from a traveling animal show, an alligator was found swimming in a Virginia resident’s pool.

Animal control officers in Virginia were summoned to the home of a resident who discovered an escaped alligator taking a swim in their backyard pool.

Chesapeake Animal Services said in a Facebook post that animal control officers suspected the animal found swimming in the pool to be the alligator reported missing from Jack’s Jungle, a traveling animal education show. Employees of Jack’s Jungle arrived at the scene and brought the alligator, named Splash, back to his enclosure. The animal had been missing for three weeks.

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