Proud of East Texas: East Texas Gator's and Wildlife Park

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By Joan Hallmark - bio | email

GRAND SALINE, TX (KLTV) - Domino, Sassy, Lemon Drop, and Tootie are just a few of the characters you'll meet at East Texas Gators and Wildlife Park near Grand Saline. Charlie Harris had always wanted to own an alligator far, but it took over 20 years to convince his wife Jana.

The park, located at 9515 Hwy 1255 near Grand Saline, has 72 adult alligators including the thirteen foot, six inch, over 700 pound "Domino". As a wildlife park and rehab center, it also has other colorful creatures such as Sassy the baby racoon, Tootie the deer and Lemon Drop, the albino Burmese python, who is usually found draped around someone's neck or over their shoulder.

East Texas Gators and Wildlife Park is open to the public daily from 9: a.m. Until dusk.

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