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Ah, Florida: The most undeniably wacky place in the USA.
That’s not a diss, of course. We love Florida. But it would be foolish for anyone to suggest that The Sunshine State isn’t a breeding ground for bizarreness and oddity. There are so many strange news stories coming out of the tourist-heavy state that there are websites dedicated to tracking the hilarity.
This week’s Florida story comes to us from Hernando County, where a late night run to the post office yielded a scary, but perplexing surprise.
From the local police department’s Facebook page:
On 06-09-2021 at 3:32 a.m., Hernando County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the U.S. Post Office facility located at 8501 Philatelic Road in Spring Hill in reference to a 7-foot alligator roaming the lobby area.
The alligator was observed by a patron who came to the post office to mail a package. This post office location features automatic double doors that allow entrance into the lobby.
A trapper responded and safely removed the alligator from the lobby.
Photos of the incident were a shock.
Locals reported that the post office lobby had automatic double doors, which would have allowed the wayward reptile to enter the space.
No one was injured in the incident.
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