Full Story: http://cnn.netscape.cnn.com/news/st...5/201619400.htm&sc=1110&photoid=20030822NY408 "A four-foot alligator chewed its way out of a shipping carton before a postal worker tossed it into a hamper and called animal control officers. Employees were sorting mail Friday when they noticed the alligator chewing its way out of an Express Mail box, said JoAnne Blackburn, a Postal Service spokeswoman. Workers tried to tape the box closed, but the alligator bit it open. " Does anyone else think the truly strange part of this story is that alligators under 20 inches are allowed to be sent through the mail?????