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Sheriff's deputies find alligator during eviction

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  • Deputies discovered this 13-inch alligator when they enforced an eviction order Wednesday morning on the South Side of Chicago.

      Deputies discovered this 13-inch alligator when they enforced an eviction order Wednesday morning on the South Side of Chicago.
    Courtesy of the Cook County sheriff's office

 
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The Cook County sheriff's office reported finding an alligator in a Chicago apartment while enforcing an eviction order Wednesday morning on the South Side.

The 13-inch alligator was in an aquarium tank in the dining room of the apartment on the 8200 block of South Vernon Avenue, according to a news release.

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The reptile was turned over to Animal Control.

No one was injured, and no tickets were issued.

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