Alligator rescued from homeowner’s swimming pool

BIBB COUNTY — A Bibb County Sheriff’s Office animal enforcement officer was in for a wet and wild adventure Friday when she had to save a baby alligator.

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Rebecca Galeazzo, an Animal Enforcement Officer (AEO) with BCSO, ended up swimming in a homeowner’s unused pool to save a baby gator that fell in the water and got trapped in a tank.

BCSO posted on Facebook and detailed the rescue, along with a few photos.


They said the water was too high, so the BCSO maintenance team came out to lend a hand with their “sump pump” to get rid of some of the water.

In the photos, you see Galeazzo in the bright green water trying to get the alligator out. In the end, the rescue was successful!

The baby gator was saved and unharmed, then released back into a more natural environment.

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