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Alligator found in parking garage in flood-ravaged Houston

Published: Thursday, May 28, 2015 @ 2:36 PM
Updated: Thursday, May 28, 2015 @ 2:36 PM
By: Cox Media Group National Content Desk

No one dared to ask for this scaly customer’s parking pass.

KXAN reports that an alligator was found in an office building’s parking garage located in Houston.

The alligator appeared to be resting in a corner, and was safely removed by wildlife experts.

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The surprising image, captured by a CNN iReporter, quickly made the rounds on social media.

While no one was harmed in this incident, officials are reminding those dealing with the aftermath of the recent Texas floods to be on the lookout for alligators, snakes and bats.

The most likely pests that Texans will encounter thanks to the floods are mosquitoes.

This big guy was hanging out in Houston, but officials warn of other critters possibly lurking near you after the floods. #ATXWeather #ATXwx #ATXfloods

Posted by KXAN Austin News on Thursday, May 28, 2015