Police officers wrangle a gator away from busy road in Savannah

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – After chasing down a cow, then a pelican earlier this year — Savannah officers can now say they helped wrangle a gator.

Wednesday, the Savannah Police Department responded to a call of an alligator dangerously close to a highway.

Officers kept an eye on the reptile, making sure it didn’t stroll off until a gamekeeper arrived.

Together, they wrestled the gator into a truck for a free ride to a safer, more gator-appropriate home.

“But for real, what’s up? Is there a rumor out there that SPD is starting a zoo?” the department joked on Facebook.

“I would totally visit the SPD Zoo,” one commenter responded.

“I wonder what animal is next?” another wrote.

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