Four-foot alligator found in Lake Michigan

Posted at 2:36 PM, Oct 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-09 08:16:50-04

WAUKEGAN, Ill -- An alligator was found swimming in very far from home on Monday afternoon, according to the City of Waukegan's Facebook page

A four-foot alligator was found swimming in Lake Michigan -- near the Wisconsin/Illinois state line -- and was safely caught by Waukegan Police Animal Control and Larsen Marine Service. 

The alligator is being transported to the Wildlife Discovery Center in Lake Forest, Illinois.