11-foot gator pulled from family's pool in Florida

Sarasota County homeowner gets the surprise of a lifetime to find a 11-foot gator in the backyard pool Friday night March 30

Sarasota County homeowner gets the surprise of a lifetime to find a 11-foot gator in the backyard pool Friday night March 30

Eventually, the gator can be seen getting captured and when it reaches the lawn, it starts struggling against the ropes that bind it.

Ultimately, a trapper came and safely removed the reptile from the pool and neighborhood.

She told the station her husband woke up when he heard the loud noise.

"The 11-foot intruder didn't gracefully make his way through an open door", the Sarasota Sheriff's office tweeted.

An 11-foot-long alligator went for a night-time swim in a family's pool in Sarasota County, Fla.

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They tweeted the first picture of the gator, ominously being lit up by the pool's light, just before midnight.

According to Carver, the alligator was in his pool due to low water levels in local ponds.

The sheriff's office posted a video of the rescue effort complete with the hashtags: #NeverADullMoment and #OnlyInFlorida.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission issued a warning a residents earlier this week to be more aware of surroundings because gators will become a more common sighting as temperatures rise.

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