The alligator is seen struggling to free itself in the video.
Watch it below:
"Oh my goodness," writes one person in the comments section of the video that has garnered over 21,000 views since it was shared. "Anywhere in Florida is the same," laughs another.
"Most of us Floridians may not keep gators for pets, but we have enough of them in our backyard to consider them 'family,'" jokes the Sheriff's Office in their Facebook post.
It is true that human-gator conflict in Florida is not uncommon. Only last week, a 'Godzilla-sized' alligator was spotted strolling through a Florida golf course. Before that, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office in Florida shared a video of officers wrestling an alligator.
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