Not the typical Friday traffic report in downtown Mobile--
Right lane is blocked Water St NB near Dauphin/St Louis due to the large alligator near the roadway.— Mobile Traffic (@MobileALTraffic) April 21, 2017
She was at least 10 feet long....and apparently she planned on a night out, on Dauphin Street.
BREAKING: Large Alligator Seen in Middle of Street in Downtown Mobile https://t.co/N2NC58RIv6— WKRG (@WKRG) April 21, 2017
Estimates of her length ranged from 8 feet to 15 feet. Nobody brought a tape measure apparently.
Mobile Fire-Rescue's Alligator Relocation Team has successfully wrangled the 7 or 8 ft gator on Water St. #AboveAndWELLBeyond— Mobile Traffic (@MobileALTraffic) April 21, 2017
There's not much we don't do, Including alligator wrangling. Crews from E2, E3, R3 and AL Fish & Wildlife. The gator was relocated. pic.twitter.com/EmRUQVjmqZ— Mobile Fire-Rescue (@MobileFRD) April 22, 2017
Animal control has captured the alligator in the Water Street area. pic.twitter.com/EQDsSHlY13— Mobile Police (@MobileALPolice) April 22, 2017
WATCH: The gator was"relocated" from downtown to the Causeway
And of course, here's what REALLY mattered-- alarmed, but no one harmed!
Officers are out in the area of Water Street and St.Louis Street in reference to an alligator. No one has been harmed.— Mobile Police (@MobileALPolice) April 21, 2017
(Cover photo: Mobile Police Dept)