SPRING HILL (CBSMiami) — An early morning visitor to a Florida post office received quite a surprise when the customer stumbled upon a large alligator wandering in the lobby.
The 7-foot foot wayward alligator simply walked into the post office through the building’s automatic double doors, according to the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office.READ MORE: Florida's Lobster Mini Season Is Nearly Here
The post office is located in Spring Hill, north of Tampa.READ MORE: CDC Recommends Face Masks For Fully Vaccinated People Again In Some Indoor Settings
The customer was entering the post office at 3:30 a.m. to mail a package and spotted the unwanted visitor.
A wildlife trapper was called to the scene and safely removed the gator out of the building.MORE NEWS: Miami-Dade School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho On Mask Use For Upcoming School Year: 'Decision Cannot Be Rushed'