Rogue alligator spotted in Ashby Canal - but all is not what it seems
Snaps of a rogue alligator roaming Ashby Canal have caused a stir on Facebook, leaving people confused
On Sunday, the Ashby Boat Company posted photographs of a giant reptile, which it claimed was basking by the bank of a north west Leicestershire watercourse.
A day later, the business uploaded a second picture showing the full-grown crocodilian cruising along Ashby Canal, allegedly near Snarestone.
The images hooked hundreds of people who left comments and shared the posts on Facebook - and there was a clear distinction between those who believed the wild claims and those who didn't.
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