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Mother calls 911 because son put alligator in her bathtub

22 August 2013, 15:30

Miami – A man in Florida has been arrested for alligator poaching after his mother reported him for housing it in his bathtub, Huffington Post reports.

Sean Lewis, 45, told the police that he was keeping the alligator for a friend who was supposed to return for the animal but never came. After this, Lewis decided to keep the animal in the bathtub that he shared with his mother.

His mother was not happy that he had turned their bathing area into a makeshift aquarium. She proceeded to call 911.

Alligators are an endangered species in Florida, and only those with the correct licences and permits are allowed to house them.

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