Reggie Jackson once said “When we lose and I strike out, a billion people in China don’t care.” But when a 7 foot chomping machine is running amuck in a major American city, everyone cares.

The LA Times is reporting that Reggie The Alligator is still very much, on the loose.

Though it would seem the stories are in no way related, the roaming reptile might provide a useful alibi for an Ohio couple. To wit, “we kept our children in cages so the gator wouldn’t eat them.”