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by | 20th, November 2003

‘IT’S lucky that the incident happened in the US and not over here.

Given the slowness of delivery and the crippling strikes, any alligator found in the UK mail might have perished en route.

But the incident was in the United States, and the American postal worker who found the 4ft alligator chewing its way out of a shipping carton in Milwaukee, Illinois, acted swiftly.

‘The nose … was sticking out with its teeth hanging out,’ said Jennifer Hejdak.

Workers tried to repackage the parcel shut but gave up and threw it into a trolley. The alligator will be sent to Florida.’

Posted: 20th, November 2003 | In: Strange But True Comment | TrackBack | Permalink