Allentown Gator Caught “Sunning” in Park

A 6-foot gator was captured in one of the city's busy public parks.

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City of Allentown
Animal control officers and police captured an alligator Wednesday, September 10, 2009 in one of Allentown's busy public parks.
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POLICÍA DE HARLINGEN
The gator was "sunning itself" in Jordan Park near the creek.
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City of Allentown
It measures close to 6-feet in length. A passerby called police after seeing the creature.
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EFE
"He looks healthy. He's nice and fat and sassy," Gary Lee, a reptile lover from Emmaus, told The Morning Call.
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City of Allentown
The alligator was taken to a reptile farm in the Poconos.
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