Florida family wakes up to find 550-pound alligator in swimming pool

A family in Deep Creek, Florida awoke early May 17 to loud noises and discovered an alligator in their swimming pool, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office said. The sheriff’s office said the alligator was nearly 11 feet long and weighed more than 550 pounds. The office said the alligator passed through a pool screen to enter the water. Photos released by the sheriff’s office show deputies and a trapper removing the alligator. Credit: Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office via Storyful

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