An alligator seemed to be swimming down an Orlando residential avenue within the wake of Hurricane Ian.
NBC Information reporter Jesser Kirsch noticed the animal whereas overlaying the flooding and destruction in Florida on Friday.
“Each time we cowl floods, we’re at all times attempting to emphasize that you do not need to enter the waters,” Kirsch mentioned. “That is about nearly as good a cause why as you shouldn’t go within the water.”
“And I have no idea if that’s the identical alligator that had been hanging out within the entrance yard proper close to us,” he mentioned.
Kirsch mentioned the Orlando neighborhood the place he noticed the alligator is close to water. Individuals had been strolling within the space earlier than the alligator arrived, Kirsch mentioned.
By Friday afternoon, the rain had stopped and the solar appeared, however boat rescues continued.
“The water is receding however it’s nonetheless holding a very good quantity, it’s not draining that rapidly right here,” Kirsch mentioned.