Wardens release photo of alligator found in Oklahoma lake

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Published: Jun. 17, 2022 at 4:49 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Did you know Oklahoma had alligators? The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation caught one last month in Lake Claremore.

The animal was euthanized because it was a threat to the public and trapping it wasn’t an option.

On Friday, the ODWC shared a photo with News On 6 in Tulsa showing the sheer size of the reptile which wardens believe was likely released into the lake recently.

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