Ohio Man Forced To Say Goodbye To Pet Alligator
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. It's hard when a kid leaves home, but for Dusty Rhoades of Groveport, Ohio, it was time. Twenty-five years ago, Mr. Rhoades obtained a baby alligator at a flea market. Last week, officials learned the gator, now five feet long, still lived in the basement. WBNS reports the gator had to go; Rhoades had no exotic animal permit. Experts took it to an animal sanctuary in Myrtle Beach. They grow up so fast, and they're gone too soon.
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