Rescue seeks owner of alligator found in Fond du Lac County lake

Courtesy: J&R Aquatic Animal Rescue

FOND DU LAC COUNTY (CBS 58) -- An alligator is currently in the care of an aquatic animal rescue in Menasha, Wisconsin after it was found swimming in a Fond du Lac County lake.

The animal was surrendered to J&R Aquatic Animal Rescue by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources after it was discovered in Long Lake near WI-67 in Campbellsport on July 1. 

The rescue says the gator is about 18-24" long. 

They say if you've lost your alligator to contact them so you can be reunited. 

J&R Aquatic Animal Rescue says they will keep the alligator for one week. After that, they say they'll try to place the animal at an accredited sanctuary.

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