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Alligator on Tarmac Holds Up Flight at Florida Airport

FLORIDA: Spirit Airlines passengers arriving in Orlando got an unexpected hold-up on their way to the terminal Monday when their flight had to yield to an alligator crossing a taxiway. Spirit customer Anthony Velardi said that the flight’s pilot came on over the public address system to inform fliers about the hold-up. “Believe it or not, we have to wait for an alligator that's in the middle of the runway," the pilot said, according to Velardi. Velardi took video of the gator as it lumbered across the tarmac and appeared…