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Alligator found swimming in Lake Michigan | Fox17

Posted by | October 9, 2018 | Swimming

POSTED 3:01 PM, OCTOBER 8, 2018, BY , UPDATED AT 10:50AM, OCTOBER 9, 2018

WAUKEGAN, Ill. — Police in northern Illinois were surprised when they were called on reports of an alligator swimming in Lake Michigan.  They were even more surprised finding out the report was true.  Sure enough, officials in Waukegan found a four-foot American alligator swimming in the lake, according to city officials. There was initial confusion about whether or not it was an alligator or caiman, but lab tests ultimately confirmed it was an alligator, a Waukegan spokesperson told WITI.  READ MORE…

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