Alligator found in Tahitian Village subdivision

Baby gator found in Tahitian Village. (Courtesy: Bastrop County Sheriff's Office)
Baby gator found in Tahitian Village. (Courtesy: Bastrop County Sheriff's Office)

BASTROP COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — Deputies in Bastrop County came across an unusual animal in the populated Tahitian Village subdivision on Monday.

According to the Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Ann Calderon, with the help of Texas Parks and Wildlife, caught a baby alligator.

TPWD took possession of the alligator and released it back into the Colorado River. A spokesperson says finding an alligator like this is not a common occurrence in Central Texas.

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