You would think if an alligator took up residence at a local Walmart everyone would want it rehomed. It turns out, that is not the case. An alligator living at a North Carolina Walmart is actually gaining support.
The alligator has found his spot in a retention pond at a Walmart in the Eastern part of the state. He can be found in Havelock. That town is about 130 miles from Raleigh. The North Carolina Wildlife Commission is aware of the situation. Many people are not upset about this at all.
Some residents are saying he belongs there! And they have even named him. Some people call him Ollie, others say he looks more like a Henry. The News and Observer gets this quote from one resident who likes the reptile just where he is :
“If someone gets attacked, more than likely they jumped the fence and they will deserve whatever Ollie Gator gives them!” Frank L Sullivan Sr. wrote on the city’s Facebook page. Alligators are native to North Carolina and human population has driven them closer. To learn more about this story get all the details from the News and Observer right here.
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