“They kind of grow to the size of the enclosure that they’re in, so he’s not reached his full potential, and I think it’s pretty exciting to know that he’s going to an alligator sanctuary in a warmer climate where he can reach his full potential and experience that,” Breneman added.

Now that Alli is in the custody of the agriculture department, they are planning on moving him to a fully-fledged alligator sanctuary in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

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