Video: 7 to 8-foot gator goes for a swim in family’s pool on Memorial Day in Florida

SARASOTA, Florida — Talk about a Memorial Day surprise!

A seven to eight-foot gator was found at the bottom of a family’s pool in Sarasota County Monday morning, May 29th!

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office received a call about the “unwanted guest” at a home in the Plantation neighborhood. When deputies arrived, the alligator was relaxing in the bottom of the pool.

Officials called a trapper to relocate the gator to a safer location.