While raiding a $1.5 million pot-growing operation, California narcotics investigators found an alligator named "Wally" guarding the stash. He is healthy, weighs 55 pounds, and is now being cared for by the Forever Wild Exotic Animal Sanctuary. Here's the original news item in the Riverside Press-Enterprise.
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