TEMPLE TERRACE (FOX 13) - A 9-foot alligator made its way into the pool of a Hillsborough County home Wednesday, and the homeowner watched as trappers removed the persistent fellow.
Elizabeth Foster recorded video as trappers wrestled the gator out of the pool and into her yard. She said it appeared the reptile broke through the screen enclosure to get into the water.
As trappers wrestled the animal, Foster wrestled with what to name her temporary pet, which the trappers estimated to weigh 250 pounds. She settled on Loch Ness for his name.
After finally getting the alligator out of the pool and into the yard, they measured it and let the homeowner and another onlooker touch its tail.