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Although it was expected that wildlife would be swept along by Harvey’s flood waters into unusual places, it doesn’t make the sight of a 9-foot-long alligator lounging in a living room any less jarring.


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A photo posted on Facebook by the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office shows the uninvited reptile taking up residence in a Texas home.

Video of the removal was captured by KTRK.

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Although it took several officers to remove the gator, he was ultimately returned to the wild without incident.

“Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman’s Office responded to an intruder call at a residence near Lake Houston. Upon arrival, deputies were met by a large alligator who made his way into this flooded home. Constables will soon be delivering the alligator back into his natural habitat,” the Constable’s Office wrote on Facebook.

Matt Naham About the author:
Matt Naham is the Weekend Editor  for Rare. Follow him on Twitter @matt_naham.
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