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13 Times People Actually Found Animals In Sewers

Updated 1 Jun 2020 11.7k views13 items

Sewers are not fun places unless you happen to be a shadowy ninja who looks like a turtle. These stinky tunnels are often associated with unsanitary and disgusting practices, as documented in the 19th century sewers of London. Sewers are dark and dank places where the society's waste is collected and moved along. Down there in the murky waters, where the light of day is not welcome, ominous creatures scuttle and grow.

Of course, not all sewer animals are monsters. Sometimes, animals found in sewers just get caught in the waste system, either lost or trapped by size or circumstance. There are anecdotes a-plenty of animals living in drains, though it admittedly makes for a horrible combination. Compiled here are 13 animals that can actually be found in sewers. Read on to discover interesting facts about the scary and bizarre creatures that live in the smelly underbelly of American civilization. 

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