October 19, 2018

Gator stolen from Georgia aquarium

ALBANY, Ga. –

by Aaryn Valenzuela, WALB

Footage from a downtown Albany, Georgia surveillance camera shows the outline of a man leaving the Flint Riverquarium with a 3-foot alligator around his neck.

Van Hai Tang is accused of taking climbing an exterior wall to get into a tank and stealing the gator.

The alligator, called Nubs, for his missing toe, was rescued and is now recovering at the Riverquarium.

Staffers rescued him from the nearby Flint River.

The alligator will be quarantined for about month before he’s allowed to go back into his

Source: http://www.nbc26.tv/story/24074501/gator-stolen-from-georgia-aquarium