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Alligator spotted peering out of Florida storm drain

Concrete slab lifted to free reptile
An alligator was spotted in a Venice, Florida, storm drain  Dec. 21, 2020.
Posted at 8:16 AM, Dec 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-22 08:34:04-05

VENICE, Fla. — An alligator was spotted eerily peering out of a storm drain Monday in Florida.

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office tweeted that deputies responded to a 6-foot alligator that was stuck in a Venice drain.

Deputies were able to lift the concrete slab to free the reptile.

The alligator was later released unharmed.