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Bibb deputies use raw chicken to lure stubborn gator from Macon pond

The homeowners were worried because they have small children.

MACON, Ga. — Some concerned Macon homeowners can rest easier after Bibb deputies wrangled an unwanted reptilian guest out of a pond in their area.

According to a Facebook post on the Bibb County Sheriff's Office page, Animal Enforcement Officer Rebecca Galeazzo caught an alligator in a pond on newly-purchased property. The homeowners were worried because they have small children.

Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Animal Enforcement Officer Rebecca Galeazzo caught this little guy in a dog trap with raw...

Posted by Bibb County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, September 28, 2021

The post says Galeazzo used raw chicken in a dog trap to lure the gator after it refused to come out of the water.

The gator was released unharmed and away from people.