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Yep, that's an alligator in the swimming pool. You have to see this video!

Nothing ushers in summer quite like an alligator in the swimming pool.

The brave men and women of the Sarasota, Fla., Sheriff's Office intercepted a reptilian visitor that showed up (presumably uninvited) to take a swim in someone's backyard pool.

Check out what happens when they tried to persuade to get this guy to leave! (Hint: he was not real happy about having to leave the pool.)

MORE: This Florida family caught two sharks in a South Carolina river 

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Photo and video credit: Deputy Lori Clark, Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.

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