Alligator Crawls Out Of Drain in Alabama Neighborhood


  • Out in Mobile, Alabama, an apartment complex was paid a visit by an unusual guest as children were coming home from school on Monday afternoon. An alligator was seen crawling out of a storm drain.
  • Kenisha Miller and her boyfriend, Anthony Patterson, told local news outletWKRG-TV that they were driving home when they stopped to do a double-take.
  • “We saw a gator coming out of the drainage hole, and I was like, ‘Is that really a gator?’ Miller said.
  • The couple tried to get police and wildlife officials to the scene quickly as the reptile inched toward the complex.
  • A school bus was dropping off kids not even 50 feet (15.2 meters) down the street. 
  • "They were just as shocked as we were,” Patterson said. “Never (seen) nothing like this, in the hood anyway.”
  • Wildlife officials safely captured the alligator and took it away.

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