Alligator Sightings At Lake Norman Turn Out To Be Turtle

10:34 AM, Jul 31, 2013   |    comments
Lake Norman file photo. Photo by Charlie Peek, courtesy NC Parks.
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LAKE NORMAN, N.C. -- Alligator sightings at Lake Norman were reported to police Wednesday morning. However, police said the animal turned out to be a turtle.

Police told WBTV an alligator between 2 and 3 feet long was seen near the Peninsula Yacht Club before 8 a.m.

Officers originally said they saw an alligator in the water when they went to investigate, according to WBTV.

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission was called to help with the search.



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