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This Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, photo provided by the City of Waukegan, Ill., shows a 4-foot alligator in a van outside city hall after animal control workers helped capture it from Lake Michigan. The alligator, whose mouth was taped shut, was spotted by a kayaker fishing for salmon off the Waukegan shore. It was taken to the Wildlife Discovery Center in nearby Lake Forest. Animal control officers have started an investigation to determine who dumped the alligator into the water. (Sam Cunningham/City of Waukegan via AP)
Investigators want to know who left gator in Lake MichiganAuthorities don't yet know who dumped the four-foot long animal in Lake Michigan but they now know the kind of animal it is
The Associated Press5 days ago
Gecko butt-dials 'bazillion' times from Hawaii seal hospitalIf you got incessant phone calls last week from a hospital that cares for Hawaiian monk seals: You were butt-dialed by a gecko.
The Associated Press5 days ago
Animal sanctuary, farm team up to save pig from slaughterAn animal sanctuary and a farm are working together to spare a young slaughterhouse-bound pig to promote local agriculture in New Hampshire
The Associated Press5 days ago
An inflatable sculpture entitled "Sea Monsters HERE" extends from a rusting warehouse called Building 61 at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. The installation was created by UK-based artists Filthy Luker and Pedro Estrellas. The former military base is free and open to the public. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Inflatable sea monster takes over a rusting warehouseA giant sea monster has taken over a building at Philadelphia's Navy Yard, but only temporarily
The Associated Press5 days ago
Determined runner struck by deer finishes half marathonA runner who was struck by a deer during a half marathon in New Jersey still managed to cross the finish line
The Associated Press5 days ago
Judges inspect the first place pumpkin in the 45th annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in Half Moon Bay, Calif. A commercial pilot from Oregon raised a giant pumpkin weighing 2,170 pounds (984 kilograms) to win a pumpkin-weighing contest in Northern California. Steve Daletas credited a good seed and lots of sunny days since he planted it April 15. It is the fourth time Daletas takes top honors at the annual pumpkin-weighing contest. (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group via AP)
From 'special seed' to 2,170-pound winning pumpkinA commercial pilot from Oregon says "one special seed" and months of care produced a massive pumpkin that tipped the scales at a contest in Northern California
The Associated Press6 days ago
Man allegedly posts video of how to remove an ankle monitorA Missouri man is charged with a felony after he allegedly filmed himself removing an ankle monitor and then posted the video on Facebook
The Associated Press6 days ago
Walk on the wild side: Dutch jogger runs into lion cubA jogger's run through the Dutch countryside turned into a walk on the wild side when he discovered a lion cub in a field
The Associated Press7 days ago
Man wins woman's weight in beer at wife-carrying contestA Maine ski resort hosts 'wife-carrying contest'; winner gets the woman's weight in beer
The Associated Press8 days ago
FILE- In this Sept. 14, 2012 file photo, a squirrel nibbles on plant life in New York City's Central Park. On Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, counters started roaming the 840-acre park for its first ever Squirrel Census. Organizers of the two-week count tell The New York Times they're looking to learn more about squirrel behavior and urban green space. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
How many squirrels in Central Park? Count aims to find outCounters start roaming NYC's Central Park for its first ever Squirrel Census
The Associated Press8 days ago
Rock used as doorstop is actually a meteorite worth $100KA Michigan man has discovered that what he'd been using as a doorstop for decades is actually a meteorite worth $100,000
The Associated Press9 days ago
Good Samaritan driver revives squirrel after car scareA squirrel apparently stunned by a passing car was revived by the driver, who performed chest compressions beside a Minnesota road
The Associated Press9 days ago
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