Florida's ‘Swamp Brothers' Have Rare Gator Stolen During Burglary, Arson

A rare alligator is missing from a Florida sanctuary run by the stars of reality TV show "Swamp Brothers" after a burglary and arson that killed dozens of other reptiles, authorities said.

The incident happened Friday night at the sanctuary in Bushnell in central Florida, according to the Sumter County Sheriff's Office.

Officials said firefighters responded to building on fire and after it was extinguished, discovered 43 alligators and crocodiles dead.

A rare Leucistic alligator, named Snowball, was discovered missing and believed to have been stolen, officials said. It appears the building was burglarized and set on fire after the theft of the alligator, authorities said.

Authorities are asking anyone with information to call 1-800-423-TIPS.

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