WESH - MIAMI, Fla. (WESH) - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission had to call in a bit of help for a stowaway on board of a cargo plane.
A 4-foot black-throated monitor somehow managed to find itself inside a cargo plane Thursday night at Miami International Airport.
A crew member spotted the lizard and made a call for help.
The FWC brought in the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue venom unit to assist in capturing the lizard. Crews eventually got the lizard into a dog crate.
Black-throated monitors are native to Tanzania and can deliver a nasty bite or lash out with their tails, but are known to be docile and have mild temperaments.
It's not known how the lizard ended up in the cargo area.STORIES THAT OTHERS ARE CLICKING ON
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