Who put the fake alligator in Echo Park Lake?

fake alligator or crocodile at echo park lake photo by madalyn rofer choate 5-22-2016 10-02-21 AM.jpeg18

Fake alligator or crocodile? | Courtesy Madalyn Choate-Rofer

ECHO PARK — Or was it a fake crocodile? Whatever it was, eventually two workers pulled the thing out of the lake this morning, said Madalyn Choate-Rofer.

The guys who fished out the alligator/crocodile told Choate-Rofer that the interior is made from 5-gallon water bottles. “It also has tennis-ball eyes,” she said.

No word on where the Echo Park Lake creature ended up.

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  1. To answer the caption question, fake alligators have a blunter U-shaped snout, while fake croc snouts have a more pointed V-shape. From the photo I’d say fake alligator.

  2. It’s “Alligator 2” all over again – brilliant!

  3. Wait A Minute...

    They should (illegally) take it to the LA Zoo like they did when the unfairly incarcerated Reggie the Alligator and Maria the Goose.

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