• Chomp: Pet alligator used in Florida gender reveal party

    By: Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    TAMPA, Fla. - A pet alligator helped take a bite out of the suspense of a Florida couple's gender reveal party.

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    Stacie Childs-Wright and her husband are expecting -- it will be the 10th child in their blended family -- so they decided to let their pet alligator, Amos, reveal the baby's gender, WTVT reported.

    After taking a few chomps, Amos broke the black balloon, which revealed pink powder. -- it's going to be a girl, the television station reported.

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    Childs-Wright's husband works for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission as a wildlife trapper, WTVT reported.

    The gator has been a pet in Childs-Wright's home since 2005, the television station reported.



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