9-foot alligator comes calling at Coral Springs home

An unexpected visitor came knocking at a Coral Springs home Thursday.
 
Luann George Alonso told NBC6.com that they thought a raccoon was making racket outside the front of their home on Southwest 1st Street until they realized it was something slightly bigger.

The visitor turned out to be a 9-foot alligator.

"I was petrified," Luann Alonso told NBC6.

A local wildlife trapper was then called out to the home. After a struggle the animal was finally captured, WSVN.com reports.  

Trapper Kevin Garvey told Local10.com the gator will be returned to the wild or sent to a gator farm.

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