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Humboldt Park’s lagoon makes the news again.

In 2019, Chicagoans learned of an alligator living in the lagoon. He became known as Chance the Snapper. Now someone fished a 72-pound carp out of the water! I hope he was using lures from Chicago’s Mystery Tackle Box. | learn more

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Chance the Snapper is now 5 feet long

He’s the alligator who lived in Humboldt Park last summer. “Chance is also asserting himself as the “boss” of his pen, which includes about 20 other animals.” | learn more