"A Florida woman arrived home to a shocking and unusual scene: a massive 9-foot alligator swimming in her pool.
Elizabeth Foster of Temple Terrace, near Tampa, said she was shocked Wednesday afternoon to discover her backyard pool wasn`t vacant.
Foster summoned a trapper, who was able to capture the alligator after about two hours. She posted video of the gator`s capture to YouTube."
If a Floridian finds the Loch Ness Monster, Donald Trump or Oprah Winfrey wading in his swimming pool I can understand why he would be shocked.
But no citizen of the Sunshine State should be shocked to discover an alligator in his pool. Elizabeth Foster isn`t playing with a full deck, and it wouldn`t have been such a great loss if the alligator had eaten her for lunch.
There are hundreds of professional alligator trappers in Florida, that should have made Foster realize that it`s not uncommon to find an alligator in a swimming pool.