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UPDATE: Owosso alligator headed to sanctuary

Posted at 6:40 PM, Aug 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-01 18:40:35-04

LANSING, Mich. — A pet alligator is headed to a sanctuary.

The alligator that was found wandering in Owosso a few weeks ago.

Yoshi's owner was told that pet alligators are illegal within city limits.

Shiawassee County Animal Control helped him find a new home for it.

The 4-foot gator escaped from a cage on his owner's property on July 14.

The alligator was captured without hurting anyone

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