Alligator among animals surrendered at exotic pet event

KAUKAUNA, Wis. (WBAY) – A shark and alligator are among the many animals surrendered throughout an unique animal occasion in Kaukauna.

A complete of 24 animals have been turned in to the Habitattitude Unique Pet Give up.

The occasion was held March 6 at 1000 Islands Environmental Middle.

Organizers say they acquired an alligator that had been uncared for and a shark that outgrew its aquarium. Somebody surrendered a guinea pig discovered on the facet of a street.

Native rehoming organizations gathered for the occasion. They took fish, invertebrates, reptiles, pet birds, small mammals, and plants–no questions requested.

“Some pet homeowners which might be unable to care for his or her pet might imagine that releasing the animal is the fitting factor to do, nevertheless, releasing a pet is dangerous for the animal and the setting,” says John Moyles, J&R Aquatic Animal Rescue.

J&R Aquatic Animal Rescue hosted the give up. They acquired assist from Reptile Rescue of Wisconsin, Fox Valley Ferret Shelter, Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance, Winnebago Waterways, and College of Wisconsin Sea Grant/Water Assets Institutes.

When you’ve got questions concerning the occasion, contact Moyles at

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