Massive sick alligator given CT scan at University of Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A large reptile is now on the road to recovery after paying a visit to the doctor.


The 376-pound alligator, named Brooke, was seen by the University of Florida’s zoological medicine service team.

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The gator lives at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm, and officials there noticed the gator wasn’t feeling well.

After a full workup, including a blood draw and a CT scan, doctors determined he had an ear infection.

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