(VIDEO) Nearly 8-foot long alligator found in family’s pool

Sarasota, FL — Talk about a Memorial Day surprise!

A 7-8 foot gator was found at the bottom of a family’s pool in Sarasota County Monday morning.

Deputy Lori Clark with the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office posted the video on Twitter.

The department received a call about the “unwanted guest” at a home in the Plantation neighborhood. When deputies arrived, the alligator was relaxing in the bottom of the pool.

Officials called a trapper to relocate the gator to a safer location.