Enormous alligator gar is pulled from a lake after workers describe a 'stomach-turning' smell

Mail Online | 3/10/2019 | James Gordon For Dailymail.com
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An enormous, dead alligator gar was pulled from a lake at a park in New Orleans after the fish began creating quite the stink.

Officials dragged the creature from the lagoon at Lafreniere Park in Metairie.

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Its not cleat how long it had been lying in the water rotting away, but a spokesperson for the park said the alligator gar was discovered after park employees smelled a foul odor and eventually tracked the revolting scent to the fish.

The lagoon is 14-acres in size and 16-feet deep in some areas 'connected to a drainage canal via large concrete pipes and it's believed the fish got into the lagoon that way,' the spokesperson said describing the odor coming from the fish as 'stomach-turning.'

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The park posted some pictures of the find onto...
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