Shaler Police Department

Alligator Captured Outside Shaler Giant Eagle

Paul With Big Daddy Wildlife Removal has named the gator 'John Shumway'

July 19, 2019 - 9:34 am
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Related: Another Alligator Captured In Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Another day, another alligator in Pittsburgh.

A two-foot alligator was found early Friday morning outside of the Shaler Giant Eagle along Route 8.

Shaler Police turned the gator over to animal control. Officials ask that if you own the gator to please contact them at  412-492-2222.

Paul McIntyre with Big Daddy Wildlife Removal tells KDKA Radio he has named the gator "John Shumway" in honor of his recent appearance on KDKA Radio with Larry and John.

It’s the fourth alligator discovered in Pittsburgh in the past few months.

The first one was found at the South Side Riverfront Park on May 18, the second in Beechview on June 6 and one in Carrick on June 8.

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