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Alligator captured at Chicago's O'Hare airport

Alligator captured at Chicago's O'Hare airport

A small and ailing alligator was found and rescued Friday at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, according to various reports out Monday. And to think, most of us don't attempt to get a soda through security. The most comforting quote to come out of the situation (emphasis ours): "Some human being physically carried it there and put it there. It’s not big enough to operate automatic doors." Well, thank goodness for small favors. That observation came from a Chicago Herpetological Society spokesman, speaking with the Chicago Tribune. The 3-year-old gator, approximately 2 feet long, was spotted under an escalator by a passenger, then broom-scooted...