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Alligator strolls into a Huntington Beach bar!

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Making the rounds in the odd news o-sphere, CBS reports that a man brought a leashed alligator into Johnny’s Saloon in beautiful Huntington Beach, which is apparently illegal. I just got off of the phone with a bartender over at Johnny’s and the poor place has been inundated with calls since last Saturday morning, when the unnamed gentleman and his unnamed alligator first patronized the bar.
If anything this should speak volumes of good for Johnny’s, whose 30+ Yelp reviews make it one of HB’s most highly regarded night dives. Any bar worth bringing an alligator to in the middle of the day is at least worth a beer. If the praise is deserved (which on Yelp is usually a safe bet) it might be worth to brave the risk of reptile-borne dismemberment and stop by for a drink if you’re in the area?

Alligator photo taken by flickr user respres and used under a Creative Commons license.

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