An 11-foot-long alligator broke into a Florida woman's home and tore through her kitchen in the middle of the night

myclearwaterPD/TwitterAs they say, only in Florida!
  • An 11-foot-long alligator broke into a Florida woman’s home.
  • The scaly creature broke through low-to-the ground windows, making a mess in the woman’s kitchen.
  • The photos are absolutely terrifying.
  • The Clearwater Police Department said that there were no injuries.
  • But Mary Wischhusen, 55, told Fox 13 that she was very scared.
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Mary Wischhusen woke up to the sound of a loud crash. It was about 3:30 a.m., so she went to the bathroom. And then she decided to go investigate, she told Fox 13.

She certainly didn’t expect the intruder to be an 11-foot-long alligator in her kitchen.

“I decided I wasn’t staying there, so I went back to my bedroom and closed the door and called the police,” Wischhusen continued. “I was hyperventilating a little, so what I did was I went on the computer and played games to settle down.”

Meanwhile, the alligator, who had climbed in a low-to-the-ground window was making a mess in Wischhusen’s kitchen.

The gator smashed bottles of her red wine.

“It’s all over my floor,” she told the outlet.


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But aside from that damage, the Clearwater Police Department said that there were no injuries. Although photos of the incident are harrowing.

Gator 1myclearwaterPD/TwitterWhat a sight to behold.
Gator 2myclearwaterPD/TwitterCrawlin’ through.
Gator leaving housemyclearwaterPD/TwitterThe gator has left the building.

Ultimately, officers sent a trapper to the scene to capture and remove the gator.

Wischhusen, for her part, is grateful to be OK.

“He could have come right after me,” Wischhusen said. “I’m very happy he did not come after me.”

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