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shark and gator in creek

Alachua County Sheriff’s Office

shark and gator in creek

SOURCE: Alachua County Sheriff’s Office

‘Never a dull moment’: Florida sheriff’s office called after shark, gator found in same creek

In what the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office called it’s “most Florida call of the week,” deputies discovered a shark that had been dumped in a creek and they found an alligator nearby. In a post on its Twitter account, the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office said the roughly 5 ½ foot shark had been caught elsewhere and then dumped in a creek off East University Avenue. “Don’t worry – Lake Forest Creek isn’t shark-infested,” the sheriff’s office tweet said.

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. —

In what the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office called it’s “most Florida call of the week,” deputies discovered a shark that had been dumped in a creek and they found an alligator nearby.

In a post on its Twitter account, the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office said the roughly 5 ½ foot shark had been caught elsewhere and then dumped in a creek off East University Avenue.

“Don’t worry – Lake Forest Creek isn’t shark-infested,” the sheriff’s office tweet said.

The most #Florida call of the week: #shark and #gator in the same creek. Never a dull moment.

Don’t worry – Lake Forest Creek (off East University Avenue) isn’t shark-infested…this 5 1/2 footer was caught elsewhere and dumped. Deputies responded – just in case. pic.twitter.com/xpCXV9tCNq

— Alachua Co. Sheriff (@AlachuaSheriff) May 20, 2019

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