Doolittle Doesn't Want To Talk To Stuck Alligator

A Michigan man was mowing his lawn when he noticed an alligator was stuck in a window well of his house. An animal rescue employee finally helped. But for a while, authorities didn't believe the man's story because of his name: Terry Doolittle. Not unlike Dr. Doolittle, the fictional character who talks to animals.

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Good morning. I'm David Greene with a tale of mistaken identity. A Michigan man was mowing his lawn when he saw what looked like a tail moving. It belonged to an alligator stuck in the window well of his house. An animal rescue employee finally helped out. But for a while, authorities didn't believe the man's story because of his name - Terry Doolittle. Not unlike Dr. Doolittle, that fictional character who speaks to animals. No relation, but they thought he was just being funny. It's MORNING EDITION.

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