• WATCH: Alligator climbs fence at Naval Air Station Jacksonville

    By: Action News Jax , Kevin Beaugrand

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    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The military guards and fortified gates that keep intruders out of Naval Air Station Jacksonville didn't stop an alligator from scaling a roadside fence Saturday morning.

    Christina Stewart stopped to film the gator claw its way up a fence before belly-flopping onto the grass and continuing on its way.

    Officials with NAS Jacksonville said they don't plan on removing the alligator from the base unless he poses a danger to residents.

    Related: PHOTOS: Alligator seen climbing fence at Naval Air Station Jacksonville

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