"I grabbed a basket, and I threw it at him. I put some gloves after I threw it at him and I just grabbed him. I tape his mouth and called 911," said Hector Ochoa.
The game warden put the two-foot gator in a box to be released in a proper location. He did give the kids a chance to pet the gator before taking it away.They plan to take the little reptile back into a more natural habitat.