Alligator captured in Cypress Creek

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - Lauderdale County Animal Control captured an alligator in Cypress Creek Tuesday afternoon.

A camper off of County Road 6 saw the creature and called the authorities. Animal Control arrived and pulled the 6-foot-long alligator from the water.

The reptile was released back into the wild in Elk River on the Limestone County/Lauderdale County line.

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