This critter isn’t staying in a single Kansas metropolis for lengthy.
An alligator was found beneath a car in Olathe on Monday, police introduced on Fb Thursday.
Talking to the Kansas Metropolis Star, Kasey Willis Lynch recalled seeing one thing scoot in entrance of her automotive whereas she went right into a car parking zone on Monday afternoon.
Lynch described the second she found the scaly creature beneath one other automotive.
“I discovered it below a automotive, so I took my cellphone to attempt to get a greater take a look at it and thought it appeared like an alligator,” she defined.
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Lynch added, “After a minute of making an attempt to determine what lizard in Kansas appears like an alligator, I spotted it would truly be an alligator.”
She instructed the paper she requested a resident for his or her take — somebody who additionally thought it was an alligator — then, Lynch contacted animal management.
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Olathe police mentioned an animal management officer retrieved the reptile and “introduced the gator again to the shelter, the place he’s been hanging out this week.”
Authorities added, “The gator shall be heading to a brand new residence on Monday with a reptile rescue in Manhattan, as gators are usually not allowed to reside in Olathe.”
Lynch appeared extra intently and instructed the Kansas Metropolis Star she thinks the reptile was presumably a caiman as an alternative.