ARL Rescues ‘Alligator’ Spotted in Des Moines Parking Lot


Courtesy: Animal Rescue League of Iowa

DES MOINES, IOWA — A wayward alligator is no longer on the loose in Des Moines … but it may need to be tossed in the washing machine.

The Animal Rescue League of Iowa posted the story of a unique call for service on Facebook on Monday. Officers were called out to a Des Moines apartment complex after someone spotted a large reptile in the parking lot. When officers arrived they found a four-foot-long alligator … of the plush variety. The ARL says the stuffed animal is now safely in their care.

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