Apparently, an inflatable alligator pool float purchased by a family vacationing in Florida looked a little too real -- at least to an actual alligator.
Georgia resident Dave Jacobs and his family were staying at an Airbnb rental home when they first spotted the real-life alligator in a nearby lake. The gator must have taken a liking to the family, because the following day, they found the same alligator in their swimming pool -- lounging atop its inflatable doppelganger, Jacobs says.
After attempts to coax the creature away from its newfound friend failed, the owner of the property called in a wrangler, who managed to separate the two gators and get the real one back to its home. "I guess it's not that unusual, but it was unusual to me," Jacobs says.
In other words, see ya later alligator... preferably not on the pool float next time.