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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Oct 21, 2011
Location: Crystal Lake, Illinois

Animal: Alligator, Caiman, Snake, Fox, Turtle
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Legal/illegal issue
Species: Reptile, Other

Summary: An anonymous tip led police to he basement of a Crystal Lake home where officers found a 10-foot long alligator, a 12-foot snake, a caiman, a white fox and 7 turtles. The alligator, snake and caiman were confiscated, but the fox and turtles were not. The home's owner was charged with possession of a danterious anmal and possession of an endangered species.

Source: Chicago Tribune

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