• Merritt Island realty agent finds 9-foot gator in backyard pool


    BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - A real-estate agent checking on a Merritt Island property found a squatter, of sorts.

    An alligator was in the backyard pool.

    The Brevard County Sheriff's Office called Florida Fish and Wildlife, which sent a trapper to dispatch the 8 foot 10 inch gator.

    Officials said it was the second gator the trapper had to remove from that address.

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