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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — An alligator has been found in a swimming pool at a motel at the New Jersey shore. The 3-foot-long (0.91-meter-long) alligator was discovered Tuesday morning at the Bayview Inn & Suites in Atlantic City. Authorities say it’s not clear where the alligator came from, how it got into the pool or how long it had been there. Animal control workers safely lifted the alligator from the pool. It was taken… Read at AP News