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Alligator Expert Frank Robb To Throw First Pitch At Chicago Cubs Game

CHICAGO (CBS)--The expert from Florida, credited with catching the alligator in Humbold Park, will throw out the first pitch at Tuesday night's Cubs game.

Frank Robb, owner of Crocodilian Specialist Services in Florida, caught the alligator Tuesday using a fishing pole with a grappling hook on the end. The male alligator weighs about 30 to 40 pounds and is in good health, according to Robb.

Humboldt Park Gator
A four-foot alligator was captured in the Humboldt Park lagoon on July 16, 2019, a week after it was first spotted in the water. (Source: Chicago Park District)

To continue his Chicago tour, Robb is set to turn on Buckingham Fountain on Wednesday at 8 a.m.

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