Alligator spotted by engineer at Chew Valley Lake
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Alligator found at Chew Valley Lake

A Bristol Water engineer has found a small alligator on the shores of Chew Valley lake in Somerset.

A spokesman could not confirm the species, but said a staff member "bumped into it" doing a routine survey.

It was captured by two Bristol Water staff who put it in a container ready to be collected by the RSPCA.

  • 04 Aug 2017