Alligator

Lake Michigan kayaker startled by gator find

After initially believing the animal spotted Monday swimming near Waukegan, Ill., by a startled kayaker was a caiman, officials now say it is actually an alligator. (Photo courtesy of City of Waukegan/Facebook)WAUKEGAN, Ill. — Authorities don’t know who dumped a 4-foot-long reptile into Lake Michigan, but they now know what kind it is. After initially believing the animal spotted Monday…