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Large alligator found stranded on highway side of chain-link fence

April 27 (UPI) -- The Florida Highway Patrol said troopers spotted an unusually large alligator trying unsuccessfully to get to the other side of a chain-link fence at the side of a highway.

The highway patrol tweeted a photo and a video showing the alligator trying to get back to the wooded side of the fence Sunday morning while stranded at the side of Interstate 75 in Collier County.

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"Way to at least stay in the grass shoulder and out of the travel lanes," the FHP tweeted in praise of the gator.

The large reptile was relocated by a trapper, the FHP said.

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