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10-foot gator shows up at Florida school

Students at Geneva Classical Academy got upclose wildlife lesson

Mary Cummins shot this video at Geneva Classical Academy in Lakeland, Fla.
Mary Cummins shot this video at Geneva Classical Academy in Lakeland, Fla.

LAKELAND, Fla. – Students at a Florida school watched as a trapper capture a 10-foot alligator who showed up to their school, which is near two lakes and a canal. 

Lakeland Police received the report about 2 p.m., Monday, at the Geneva Classical Academy, 4204 Lakeland Highlands Road, in Lakeland, Fla, according to Patch.

The school's Facebook update: "Our students received a good Polk County education today: How to trap a 9'11 gator."

The trapper caught it near the school's driveway before the students were allowed to leave about 2:45 p.m. Mary Cummins posted a video on Facebook. 

"It was certainly an unexpected and exciting event," School headmaster Richard Cali said during an interview with Patch

 

 

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Thank you for sharing this video Mary.

Posted by Geneva Classical Academy on Thursday, March 17, 2016

 


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