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Authorities seize exotic pets from home
River Falls Wisconsin 2815 Prairie Drive / P.O. Box 25 54022

Kenosha police have removed a menagerie of exotic reptiles from a home in the 1400 block of 53rd Street.

Five Central American snakes, two American alligators, one crocodile, a Gila monster and a snapping turtle were taken from the home to the Kenosha zoo. Officials at the zoo say the reptiles appear to be healthy.

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The home where the reptiles were being kept had a pond in its basement and a dead alligator skeleton and several other dead animals in the backyard. The Gila monster was one of several venomous animals found.

No arrests were announced immediately.

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