Gallery: Alligators & Turtles Crawl into NYC for a Swamp in the City at...

While New York City is certainly home to its fair share of strange creatures, alligators are most definitely not on that list. But right now, these slithering creatures are happily hanging out in the most unusual of swampy locales: Chelsea Market. To drum up excitement for the History Channel's show Swamp People and to teach people about the Louisiana bayou ecosystem, a 12,100-cubic-foot swamp has been constructed in the bustling west side market. Complete with alligators, turtles, murky waters, and living cypress trees, the Swamp in the City is an incredibly unique and intriguing experience for all ages.

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