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Baby gator crosses street with help of Polk Co. deputy

Posted at 6:04 PM, Dec 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-07 18:04:51-05

Polk County deputies aren't just there to serve humans, they are a full-service law enforcement agency!

They proved that Thursday afternoon when Deputy Herrera helped a baby gator cross Shepherd Rd. in Lakeland.

The gator was trying to get across the street and into an old phosphate pit.