South Jersey Man Finds Gator on Side the Road

No explantion where 4-foot, 60-to-80-pound beast in cage came from
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 8, 2008 4:28 PM CDT
An alligator swims through a canal in the Florida Everglades, July 1, 2008.    (AP Photo/J. Pat Carter)
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(Newser) – A South Jersey man spotted something unusual on his way to work yesterday, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports: a caged alligator on the side of a road. Fred Schubert decided to help out the 4-foot, 60-to-80-pound beast, loading the cage into his pickup. After calling several wildlife agencies, an official came to Schubert’s and collected the animal—but offered no explanation of how it’d gotten lost.