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Alligator wrangled in Jeanerette

Posted at 1:06 PM, May 19, 2019

The storm sent an alligator out of his/her usual spot and into the street in Jeanerette today.

Clarence Clark, a Jeanerette alderman and volunteer fire chief, posted video of the alligator’s apprehension.

Sherry Landry, also a volunteer fire chief, said the State Wildlife and Fisheries sent their nuisance alligator handler, who captured the reptile so it could be relocated to a safe place. The alligator was about 200 lbs., five to six feet in length.

Here’s Clark’s Facebook post:

Here’s Landry’s Facebook post: