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It looks like an actual alligator lying down in Connecticut, but take a closer look!

After the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection responded to a scene after getting several reports of folks spotting the beast, they soon realized it was a five-foot stuffed alligator toy hanging out by the Connecticut River in the town of Suffield.

RELATED: This alligator thought it was going to have a nice dinner but instead got the shock of its life.

The gator has been taken away from the area but officials aren’t sure why it ended up there or who sneaky person was who placed it there.

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