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Alligator-like animal captured in Parachute motel

Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Vail, CO Colorado

PARACHUTE, Colorado – A wandering animal was captured in Parachute on Monday, according to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office.

Keith Clemons, Garfield County Sheriff’s Office’s animal control deputy, captured a 38-inch caiman, which is in the alligator family, at a motel in Parachute on Monday, the sheriff’s office said.

The reptile was later transported to Colorado Mountain College’s veterinary technology school near Glenwood Springs. The animal is believed to be a lost or released pet, according to the sheriff’s office.


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