Gator found sunning, swimming in Metairie canal

Gator found sunning, swimming in Metairie canal

METAIRIE, LA (WVUE) - An alligator made itself at home along a Metairie thoroughfare Tuesday morning.

The gator sunned itself and took at dip in the canal along West Esplanade near Nursery Avenue.

While any body of water in the area might be fair game, alligators aren't a common sight in that neighborhood in such close proximity to homes.

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