A second alligator has been found in a Jackson campground's lake.

News 12 New Jersey reported the small American gator, about 2 1/2 feet in length, was found by fisherman on Tuesday in a lake at the Maple Lake Campground in Jackson Township. It's the same lake where an alligator was captured in May.

Animal control officers estimate this alligator to be two years old and, as with the first one, think it was dumped in the lake when it got too big to be a pet.

American Alligators can grow to be 10 to 15 feet and are usually found in Florida and Louisiana according to National Geographic. They eat humans, but it's rare, according to the website.

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