Pet reptile not a lizard, Lithuanian student finds out

01/28/2015 12:33 PM EST
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A baby caiman has found a new home at a Lithuanian zoo after its previous owner tried to sell it online, apparently upon realizing that the pet reptile he was raising in his bathroom wasn't a harmless lizard. 
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Firefighters rescue cows that took icy dip in Colorado pond
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Bart the cat hit by car, buried and then crawls from grave
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Ohio man says dog got the best of would-be burglar
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Man hid cocaine inside prosthetic leg in his car, police say
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Rhode Island school announces snow day to 'Let It Go' tune
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Dog saved from euthanasia dies after cancer diagnosis
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Pet reptile not a lizard, Lithuanian student finds out

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A baby caiman has found a new home at a Lithuanian zoo after its previous owner tried to sell it online, apparently upon realizing that the pet reptile he was raising in his bathroom wasn't a harmless lizard. Full Story