RADNOR TOWNSHIP, PA (CBS) — Radnor Township police say a rare Alligator Gar fish was found dead in a local pond this week. The fish is commonly found in the Gulf of Mexico.
Police say the fish was found dead by a township resident in the pond at Fenimore Park.
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According to the PA @fishandboat Commission, the fish could not sustain in such cold water. The rare find was turned over to them for preservation and educational purposes. (2/2) pic.twitter.com/FnDywUvTra
— RadnorPD (@RadnorPD) March 4, 2020
Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission officials say the fish could not sustain living in such cold water. The fish was turned over to them for educational purposes, police say.READ MORE: Vehicle Hits Multiple Pedestrians Outside Of High School Football Game In Wilmington
“Looking for a place to relocate your rare pet? Our parks are not the best option, but give us a call and we’ll provide you with some resources that may help!” Radnor Township wrote on Facebook.MORE NEWS: Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Surprises Football Team At Alma Mater Freedom High School In Bethlehem With Video
There is no word on how the fish got in the pond.