Alligator found swimming in Florida family's pool
This is a problem that is most likely limited to the Southern U.S., but it is no less scary. Imagine jumping into your refreshing backyard inground swimming pool to discover that you are not alone. Imagine further that your companion is a Alligator! This post from UPI presents a story in which the gator took over the family pool, and animal control was necessary to rescue it.
Here is an excerpt from the post: