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Raging Rumors
Rumors are a part of our culture. Some of them have been around for so long, and so many people have heard them, that they’re called “Urban Legends” or “Modern Folklore.”

How well do you know these rumors? Take this quiz to find out, and learn more about them!


Alligator and sewer The Rumor:

"There are alligators living in the sewers of New York City!"

How did they get there? Well, according to the rumor, it was once a fad to bring back baby alligators from Florida vacations to keep as exotic pets.

1. How did these alligators supposedly end up in the city
    sewer system?

   a. They escaped their owners and, looking for the nearest
    source of water, crawled through sewer grates and open
    manholes.
   b. Once the alligators got too big, the owners got rid of
    them by flushing them down the toilet, and they’d end up
    in the sewer.
   c. Once the police found the alligators and took them away,
    they didn’t know what to do with them, so they hid them
    underground.


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