It's been almost three years since we've passed along any news of Reggie, the alligator (first thought to be a caiman) that eluded capture in Lake Machado in Harbor City for so long — until May 24, 2007. Our last piece of news, in August of that year, was that Reggie had briefly escaped from his new residence at the Los Angeles Zoo. Well, on Monday the zoo will introduce Reggie's new roommate, Cajun Kate. The zoo made the match in late April after CK's previous amphibian companion, Methuselah, died. He had been the longest-serving inmate at the zoo, having come over from the old L.A. Zoo when the new zoo opened in 1966, and he was believed to have lived at least 70 years when he died. Anyway, Reggie and Cajun Kate have a 9 a.m. date on Monday to pose for photos and take questions from the media and City Council members LaBonge and Hahn.
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