Toy Alligator surprises Texas commuters

Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff
Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff

(Plano, TX) -- A toy alligator has a new home at the Plano, Texas Animal Shelter after catching the eye of commuters on Monday morning.

City officials received calls about an alligator in the westbound lanes of the George Bush Tollway during rush hour.

Plano Animal Services arrived at the scene to find a realistic-looking toy alligator.

Animal shelter employees have made the gator part of the Easter display in their office.