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Basement Dwelling Gator Gets a Lift to Sanctuary

By: CBS News
By: CBS News

A family pet is heading to central Florida after causing quite a stir in sleepy Buffalo Sunday.

The Department of Environmental Conservation removed eight foot Jojo from his cozy home in a Buffalo basement.

Officials say the alligator was in good shape and was being well taken care of but such reptiles are illegal in Buffalo without a special permit.

Jojo will be packed into a mini van and hit the road to Tampa where he will live out the remainder of his days at the Croc Encounters Reptile Sanctuary.


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