A person taking his canine for a stroll discovered a 2-foot alligator in a pond in Outdated Bridge on Thursday, the city’s animal shelter stated.
The state’s Division of Fish and Wildlife contacted the Outdated Bridge Animal Shelter and requested them to take away it from a pond on Brookside Avenue off Englishtown Highway.
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“It was then transported to Fish and Wildlife so, no, he’s not up for adoption. However now we have determined we do have some fairly courageous and versatile animal management officers,” the Outdated Bridge Animal Shelter stated in a lighthearted Fb submit.
The pond is near Duhernal Lake close to the border of Outdated Bridge and Spotswood.
It seems to have been discovered by Christoper Vita, an Outdated Brigde resident who posted a photograph on his Fb web page of the alligator lined by a web. Vita did not instantly reply to a message from NJ Advance Media in search of extra info.
The Division of Fish and Wildlife could not instantly be reached for remark.
In 2004, a person was seen strolling a 4-foot alligator on a leash at a basketball court docket within the Laurence Harbor part of Outdated Bridge, in line with a report on the time within the Residence Information Tribune. The alligator was seized and the 25-year-old strolling the gator was issued a summons possession of a doubtlessly harmful species.