Florida Navy base asking Facebook users to name its new mascot

Credit: Cameron Spencer

Credit: Cameron Spencer

Naval Air Station Key West in Florida is asking Facebook users to help name its new mascot - an American crocodile.

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Over the past few years, more crocodiles have made the airfield on Boca Chica Key their home, according to WLRN.

While the crocodiles haven’t interrupted flights, they have been seen crossing roadways and getting stuck in fences, the news station.

Employees of NAS Key West last week posted a photo of a large crocodile on social media and asked for mascot name suggestions.

An American crocodile - we guestimate about 8 - 10 feet long - lounges near a lagoon on Boca Chica Field. A protected...

Posted by NAS Key West on Tuesday, May 2, 2017

So far people have proposed, among others: Crockett, Snappy, Skipper, Dwayne “The Croc” Johnson, Crocky McCrockerson and Croca Chica.

Read more at WLRN.

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