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Texas family finds 9-foot alligator in once-flooded home

Texas family finds 9-foot alligator in once-flooded home
Posted at 1:07 PM, Sep 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-02 09:15:30-04

HUMBLE, TX (KTRK/CNN) - A Texas family returned home to start cleaning up from Hurricane Harvey, but the first thing they had to remove was a 9-foot alligator.

The gator was hanging out under the dining room table of their once-flooded home, presumably having followed the water.

The family called authorities and the gator was safely removed and placed in a more natural habitat.

Authorities said quite a few animal encounters have been reported as the flood waters recede.

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