Alligator scales fence at Florida naval air station

VIDEO: Gator scales fence at Florida Navy base

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The military guards and fortified gates that keep intruders out of Naval Air Station Jacksonville didn't stop an alligator from scaling a roadside fence Saturday morning.

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Christina Stewart stopped to film the gator as it clawed its way up a fence before belly-flopping onto the grass and continuing on its way.


Officials with NAS Jacksonville said they don't plan on removing the alligator from the base unless he poses a danger to residents.