Gator spotted catching some rays new Chandler's Wharf

Posted by Debra Worley - email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Another alligator made a public appearance Wednesday afternoon as it sunbathed on the bank of the Cape Fear River.

The nearly 6-foot gator was seen swimming in the shallow water just feet from the Chandler's Wharf parking lot.

People lined the riverwalk to take photos as the alligator found a spot to soak in some rays.

Employees as Chandler's Wharf say the City of Wilmington is keeping an eye on the gator in case it becomes a threat.

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