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: Miami Weather: Cooler And Drier Air Set To Move Into South Florida
The post office is located in Spring Hill, north of Tampa.READ MORE: Assisted Living Facility In Lauderhill May Lose License After Woman Dies
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: Art Miami Returns For 31st Edition, With More Than 130 Exhibitors, Nov 30 - Dec 5