10-foot alligator wrangled from runway at MacDill Air Force Base: VIDEO

It was an unusual day on base when a 10-foot alligator made an appearance on the runway at MacDill Air Force Base in Hillsborough County on Monday. 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said they received a report of a gator on the runway and made their way to the Air Force base. Officers wrangled the gator and removed it from the base. 

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The alligator was transferred to the Hillsborough River, official said. 

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An alligator was removed from the runway at MacDill Air Force Base on April 22, 2024. (Photo: MacDill Air Force Base)

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"Our newest toothy Airman has been relocated to a more suitable environment off base. Special thanks to FWC for the assist. They think Elvis pushed this guy away from home," MacDill Air Force Base wrote on social media.