Gator Invades Family's Backyard Pool

Florida family discovers the dangerous animal swimming in their pool.
1:57 | 05/17/14

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control the blood sugar. You hear a noise in the backyard. You step out to check out and imagine you discover this -- a gator in your pool. Good morning. Gators are a part of everyday life in Florida. For this couple in Florida a surprise run-in with one that made him too close for comfort. Sharon got the shock of her life while investigating a loud noise at her Bradenton, Florida. It was an alligator. Reporter: An eight-foot alligator. This guy taking a dip in the family pool next to the floatie. She said her instincts kiktdz in, can I get back to the door without it seeing him. Reporter: Her husband said the gator tore his way through the screen leave agaping hole in the enclosed pate owe, the reptile enjoyed his freestyle spin until the couple called police. He was just swimming around in circles. He tried to get up here for a while. Reporter: Ultimately it took a trained alligator trapper to get him. I'm going to be sleeping with at least one eye open for a while. Now the couple has to make a few repairs to the screen surrounding the pool a small price to pay after this close encounter. As for the gator, it was transported to a gator farm. Good. We were worry about that the floatie is okay. The floatie is okay in the pool. Lot of urgent updates. I would have panicked. Michelle, thank you. Now to a survival story that can only be called miraculous, a

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