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Alligator in Colorado? Not quite…

Posted at 7:19 PM, Sep 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-21 21:19:10-04
Montrose County salamander
Photo courtesy of the Montrose County Sheriff’s Office

MONTROSE – From rattlesnakes to bears, Colorado’s wildlife can be dangerous. However, one homeowner in Montrose County thought another threatening wild animal was hanging out near their house last weekend.

Montrose County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home late at night with a report that a foot-long alligator was on their porch.

When deputies arrived, they found the animal was a salamander, which provided a good laugh for all parties involved.

We never know what each call may bring, and this call is one of our favorites from the weekend: 2232 Hours,​ Deputy…

Posted by Montrose County Sheriff's Office on Friday, September 21, 2018