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.

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The post office is located in Spring Hill, north of Tampa.

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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.

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