An uninvited guest from Florida's wetlands made a surprise appearance at one Sarasota family's home prompting Sarasota County Sheriff's Office to post on Facebook, "Just no."
That guest turned out to be an 11-foot alligator that showed up to take a dip in the family's swimming pool.
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The sheriff's called in a special group of animal trappers to handle the giant gator which wasn't too pleased with being restrained. The homeowner, Patricia Carver told local media station WFLA the animal broke through her screened-in porch and woke her and her husband with a loud noise.
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When her husband opened the curtain to investigate, he saw the head of the gator and immediately told Mrs. Carver to "Call 911, call 911!" Photos from the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office Facebook show the trappers wrangling the alligator out of the Carver's pool.
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Neither the deputies nor the Carvers know where the alligator came from but they did have some fun with the situation. A Sarasota County Sheriff's Deputy tweeted a photo and said, "Just when you think your #TweetFromTheBeat is off to a slow start… you get a call for a #gator in a swimming pool!"
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