Alligator gar fish discovered dead in dam in north

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Alligator gar fish discovered dead in dam in north
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An alligator gar fish (Atractosteus spatula) that was found dead at a dam in the north was imported there illegally, authorities in the north said Monday.

The Cyprus Wildlife Research Institute based in the north said the alligator, 112 cm long and approximately 10kg heavy, was found on Saturday at a dam in Kioneli (Gönyeli) in the north.

The animal was taken for further examination by the Institute, which said this was the first time such an alligator was found in the dam.

In a statement on Monday, veterinary authorities in the north...


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