Pittsburgh passes ordinance requiring reptile pets to be registered

An alligator was caught in the parking lot of an Allegheny County Giant Eagle. The baby alligator was first spotted in the grass by the drive-thru pharmacy, startling some employees showing up for work. https://on.wpxi.com/2JDZrdk Subscribe to WPXI: https://on.wpxi.com/YouTube Connect with WPXI online: https://www.wpxi.com/ Download our FREE apps: https://wpxiapps.com/

PITTSBURGH — Pet owners could soon have to register alligators and other dangerous reptiles in the city of Pittsburgh.

City council approved the ordinance Tuesday in an 8 to 1 vote.

PHOTOS: Gators found this year in Allegheny County

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Several alligators were captured in the city between May and October.

Mayor Bill Peduto said he hasn't read the bill yet and hasn't decided whether he'll sign it.

Here's a timeline showing all of the alligators captured in Allegheny County this year:

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