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Little caiman found on Paducah road

(Source: Paducah Police Department/Facebook) (Source: Paducah Police Department/Facebook)
(Source: Paducah Police Department/Facebook) (Source: Paducah Police Department/Facebook)
PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -

The Paducah, Kentucky Police Department reports they got an unusual call on Friday, July 8.

One of the dispatchers said they received a call from a concerned citizen about an alligator in the area of Bridge and Allen Street.

An officer went to the area and found it wasn't an alligator but a caiman, which is related to alligators.

Police say the "little fellow" was caught and kept safe until a reptile rescue center took it to their facility.

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