Real gator watches Florida boy with toy alligator play on slip-and-slide

ORLANDO, Fla. - (NBC) - A family in Central Florida was playing outside on Monday with an inflatable gator when they spotted the real thing lurking nearby.

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Nicole Mojica was filming her son using an inflatable alligator on a slip-and-slide in Orlando recently when they got a scary surprise.

There was a real gator watching them play with the toy version.

The reptile was spotted between two houses, watching as the boy and his toy made its way down the slide.

It turns out the gator wanted in on the fun, as it ran down the slip-and-slide shortly after this clip!

In a Facebook post, Mojica said the family decided to leave the area and let the alligator have the yard to itself.

Courtesy: NBC News Channel