CHICAGO (CBS) — He was the man Chicago applauded after pulling “Chance the Snapper” from the Humboldt Park Lagoon.

Now, Alligator Robb needs Chicago to help save him.

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A GoFundMe site is raising money for Frank Robb.  Friends set up the page to help Robb get a needed heart surgery.

Due to a previous surgery as a child, doctors said he’s a high-risk patient,  and Robb doesn’t have insurance. So far, he has not found a surgeon willing to help him.

(Credit: GoFundMe)

Robb made national headlines in June 2019 when Chicago was on “Gator Watch.”

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The gator expert was flown in from Florida to lure the five-foot alligator out of the lagoon in Humboldt Park. Robb took “Chance the Snapper” back to Florida with him.


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