Indiantown residents no longer have to worry about an alligator roaming around their homes and pets.
On Friday afternoon, Martin County Sheriff's deputies relocated the 5-foot gator, which had been too close for comfort.
Deputies were called out when a homeowner saw the gator in their yard, according to a post on the Martin County Sheriff's Facebook page .
Deputies moved the visitor to a more appropriate area, according to the Facebook post.
Experts say Florida residents should not be shocked if they see alligators in places they don't expect. We are at the peak of alligator mating season .
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