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    Gator Pulled From Backyard Swimming Pool in Miami

    A Central Florida family experienced quite the shock when they discovered an alligator in their backyard swimming pool. (Published Thursday, March 3, 2016)

    A Central Florida family experienced quite the shock when they discovered an alligator in their backyard swimming pool.

    The Lakeland homeowner got home around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and went out to his backyard, where he noticed bubbles coming up to the surface of the water, according to Craig Lear.

    When he realized a gator was in the pool, he called the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Lear said. They sent a trapper to safely remove it.

    The home is located on Osprey Landing Drive in the Eagle Brooke Golf Course subdivision.