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In this Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020 photo from the Madison Township Police Department, a Madison Township Police officer assists state wildlife officials to retrieve an alligator being kept in the basement of a residence in Groveport, Ohio. (Madison Township Police Department/Ohio Department of Agriculture via AP)

Authorities seize alligator from Ohio basement

Feb. 28, 2020 2:24 PM EST

GROVEPORT, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ohio have seized an alligator that was being kept in the basement of a home. According to a Facebook post from the Madison Township Police Department, the owner of the 25-year-old reptile did not have an exotic animal permit and voluntarily surrendered the animal. ...