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Alligator strolling through Texas suburbs captured on front porch

Posted: 2:40 PM, Apr 18, 2017
Updated: 2017-04-18 18:41:34Z

People in and around one Houston suburb woke up Tuesday morning to find an alligator strolling through the neighborhood!

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The gator was cornered on someone's front porch in Richmond.

The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office says a resident called them about it Tuesday morning.

Deputies and Animal Control eventually captured the gator, but not before it put up a fight and destroyed a porch chair.

It's not clear what the gator was doing there, but the Houston area is recovering from overnight rains that led to flooding in parts of the region.

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