OSPREY, Fla. — One Florida man got a scary surprise when his roommate came home and told him there was an 8-foot alligator under his car.

WWSB said the two men live in the Bay Street condos in Osprey, where there are multiple ponds. The gator is known to roam back and forth between the ponds, but early last week it wandered into the garage and wedged itself under the man's car.

When the man called 911, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office responded and put a jack under the car to get the gator out. 

WWSB said it took about 20 minutes to rescue the gator and release him back into his normal habitat.

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