Florida family finds 8-foot gator swimming in their pool

Wildlife officers remove beast from pool

BOCA RATON, Fla. – A family got a scaly surprise when they found a gator taking a dip in their backyard pool.

Pictures posted to Facebook by Boca Raton police show the gator, estimated at 8 feet long, going for a swim.

Officers responded and kept a safe distance while wildlife officers showed up to get the gator out of the water.

There's no word from FWC about where the gator ended up.

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