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15 Things You Didn’t Know About The Chance The Snapper Saga, 2019’s Feel-Good Story Of The Year

Humboldt Park's famous alligator didn't stay in that lagoon the whole week — he took some walks. He's also popular with the lady gators in Florida.

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Revolution Brewing’s ‘Humboldt Gator’ Beer Celebrating Chance The Snapper Released This Week

Humboldt Gator, a witbier with pineapple and coconut, will be released Wednesday. La Gargola, a classic German-style helles lager that’s a collaboration with the band Chevelle, comes out Thursday.

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Police Investigating Whether Second Alligator Was Caught In Humboldt Park Lagoon Or Just Brought There

“Two men have been let go pending further investigation. Detectives have some more work to do before we take another run,” Chicago Police's top spokesman said.

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Men In Video Say They Captured Another Alligator In Humboldt Park Lagoon, Police Investigating If They Really Did

The alligator was shown off on a Facebook video Saturday night. The reptile was given to police and then Animal Care and Control.

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Chance The Snapper’s Legend Lives On As Fans Get Humboldt Gator Tattoos: ‘Everybody Loves It’

"We were just absolutely in love with the whole spectacle and story. It was kind of like this nice little piece of home," said Danielle Call, who got a tattoo of Chance the Snapper.

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Watch Our Perfect Chunky Angel Chance The Snapper Explore His New Home In Florida

Florida gator experts were amused by the love Chicago showed such a tiny gator, but said he's in good hands.

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In Humboldt Park, Residents Say Gator Fever Was Good For Business: ‘This Showed Our Beautiful Neighborhood In A Different Light’

Food truck operators said they were glad to see new faces in and around the park. "Normally, in the past, we don't see that. So that's good," one of them said.

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Chance The Snapper, Humboldt Park’s Beloved Alligator, Wore A Dashing Bow Tie To His Press Conference

Awww, he's such a fancy little alligator.

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Florida Man Brought In To Catch Chance The Snapper, Humboldt Park Shut Down As Gator Search Continues

It's not clear if Alligator Bob, who has searched for the alligator for six days, is still part of the effort to find it. But he did pack up his traps before leaving the park Sunday.

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10 Things Alligator Bob Taught Us About Gators, Life And Everything In Between

Chicago is obsessed with "Alligator Bob," the volunteer leading the hunt for the elusive reptile.

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As Humboldt Park Gator Watch Enters Day 3, Alligator Bob Says The Creature Is Getting Comfortable

As salsa music blared and crowds cheered, the Humboldt Park gator ventured further into the lagoon.

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Chicago’s Alligator Search Highlights Illegal Pet Dilemma, But Experts Urge: Please Don’t Just Dump Them

The man searching for the elusive American alligator in the Humboldt Park Lagoon, has seen as many as 52 alligators turned into Animal Care and Control in one year.

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The Humboldt Park Gator Has A Name Thanks To Thousands Of Voters: Chance The Snapper

The Humboldt Park gator has captured the city's attention. Obviously, it needs a name.

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