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Stowaway gecko found running loose on flight from Mexico to Britain

By Ben Hooper
Stowaway gecko found running loose on flight from Mexico to Britain
Authorities in Britain said they were called to remove a gecko that had stowed away on a flight from Mexico. File Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI | License Photo

Aug. 9 (UPI) -- A stowaway gecko caused a scene on a flight from Mexico to England when it ran through the plane.

The Solihull Council's Trading Standards team said officials were summoned to Birmingham Airport when the small lizard was found running loose on the flight from Cancun, Mexico.

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The team said the lizard was taken to a local veterinarian for a health check-up.

They said a new home is being sought for the gecko.

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