A 6-foot alligator was captured outdoors a college in St. John’s County, Fla., this week, police stated.
Deputies with the St. John’s County Sheriff’s Workplace in addition to officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Fee (FWC) labored to seize the alligator that was first noticed in a pond close to Palm Valley Academy faculty’s campus final week, WFLA-Eight reported.
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A lure was subsequently set out for the reptile. On Monday, officers had been knowledgeable the gator had entered the lure.
“The Palm Valley Academy faculty mascot is a bobcat, not a gator… so once they observed this huge man hanging out within the pond close by they referred to as for assist! Deputies and a few trappers got here by to assist this 6-foot gator discover a new house safely!” the sheriff’s workplace later wrote on Fb.
“Too shut for consolation,” one lady wrote in response.
“Thanks for conserving the youngsters secure from this huge man,” a second commented.
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“Guess he needed to go to highschool too!” one other joked.
It’s not clear the place the alligator was taken following its removing.