Alligators, Flamingos, and Manatees Seek Shelter During Hurricane Irma

Tuesday, September 12th 2017, 4:27 pm
By: News 9

As residents of Florida seek cover from Hurricane Irma, animals are also finding new places to take shelter.

Just before the storm, a flock of flamingos followed a trainer to a shelter room at Busch Gardens in Tampa. An alligator was captured on video by the Melbourne Fire Department slithering, then running out of the road to a nearby retention pond. And an unlucky catfish was caught right in someone's driveway.'s Keleigh Nealon ( has more.