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Alligator found in Missouri creek

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By Associated Press

DE SOTO, Mo. (AP) - 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.

Information from: KSDK-TV,

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