Contact Us

Alligator Found Near Kalamazoo

steve beger, Flickr

A man cutting his lawn near Kalamazoo discovered a surprise on Saturday…an alligator!

It was just a few months ago when an iguana was on the loose in Grand Rapids.  Saturday, it was an alligator just west of Kalamazoo in Mattawan.

WZZM has more:

The man who lives in the 70,000 block of County Road 652 in Mattawan called the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office after he found the three to four foot gator in his basement window well.

Deputies say the reptile appeared to be in good health and they think it’s around two years old.

Deputies believe it was a family pet somewhere in the area and it either escaped or was set free by its former owners.

The A2Z Exotic Animal Rescue from Buchanan was called. The workers took the alligator.

Mow with care.

Best of 100.5 The River

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://rivergrandrapids.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for The River's Loyal Listeners Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive The River's Loyal Listeners Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.