Carrying an alligator bag on an airline flight is fine, but live alligators are banned from boarding. That might explain why a toothy reptile was slithering around Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport on Friday.
Security guard Tineka Walker was on patrol at Terminal 3 when a passenger alerted her to the suspicious object under an escalator.
When Walker radioed for help, Chicago Police Officer Anthony Oliver thought at first it was a crock. “Figured somebody was messing with us,” Oliver told WBBM.
No need to call Tarzan to wrestle the gator, which was only about 18 inches long.