\u201ci am SCREAMING\nin NO world is it appropriate to take an alligator in public without banding its mouth, let alone let randos hold it. This is a huge public safety risk. Even if the handler "knows" the alligator's behaviors, they've handed it to random people without mouth control.\u201d
— three lizards stacked in a trench coat (@three lizards stacked in a trench coat)
In an interview, Henney said that he had experienced a hard depression, and Wally was the animal to bring him out of it.
“My doctor wanted to give me anti-depression medicine, and I refused to take it,” he said, choosing to spend time with the gator.
Henney further said that Wally is federally registered as an emotional support animal and claimed that gators are easier to train than dogs.
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