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7-foot gator found in garage

An alligator rests in front of a car in a garage at a Lely Resort home in East Naples on June 27, 2011. The 7-foot 9-inch alligator had been lying at the end of the driveway, neighbors said, but later scampered inside the open garage. Collier FWC trapper Dave Regel and daughter Jennifer Long were able to remove the nuisance alligator from the property in Lely. Greg Kahn/Staff

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An alligator rests in front of a car in a garage at a Lely Resort home in East Naples on June 27, 2011. The 7-foot 9-inch alligator had been lying at the end of the driveway, neighbors said, but later scampered inside the open garage. Collier FWC trapper Dave Regel and daughter Jennifer Long were able to remove the nuisance alligator from the property in Lely. Greg Kahn/Staff

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  • Collier County trapper Dave Regel ties an alligator to the trailer hitch of his truck at a Lely Resort home in East Naples on June 27, 2011. The 7-foot 9-inch alligator had been lying at the end of the driveway, neighbors said, but later scampered inside the open garage. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Collier County alligator trapper Dave Regel removes a 7'9' American Alligator from the garage of a home in Lely Resort on Monday.  Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Collier County alligator trapper Dave Regel removes a 7'9' American Alligator from the garage of a home in Lely Resort on Monday.  Greg Kahn/Staff
  • An alligator rests in front of a car in a garage at a Lely Resort home in East Naples on June 27, 2011. The 7-foot 9-inch alligator had been lying at the end of the driveway, neighbors said, but later scampered inside the open garage. Collier FWC trapper Dave Regel and daughter Jennifer Long were able to remove the nuisance alligator from the property in Lely. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Collier County trapper Dave Regel ties an alligator to the trailer hitch of his truck at a Lely Resort home in East Naples on June 27, 2011. The 7-foot 9-inch alligator had been lying at the end of the driveway, neighbors said, but later scampered inside the open garage. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Collier County trapper Dave Regel ties an alligator to the trailer hitch of his truck at a Lely Resort home in East Naples on June 27, 2011. The 7-foot 9-inch alligator had been lying at the end of the driveway, neighbors said, but later scampered inside an open garage. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Collier County trapper Dave Regel, right, and his daughter Jennifer Long, left, drag an alligator to their truck at a Lely Resort home in East Naples on June 27, 2011. The 7-foot 9-inch alligator had been lying at the end of the driveway, neighbors said, but later scampered inside the open garage. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Residents on Lely Island Circle look on as a trapper removes an alligator from a garage at a Lely Resort home in East Naples on June 27, 2011. The 7-foot 9-inch alligator had been lying at the end of the driveway, neighbors said, but later scampered inside the open garage. Collier County trapper Dave Regel and daughter Jennifer Long were able to remove the nuisance alligator from the property. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Collier County trapper Dave Regel and daughter Jennifer Long load an alligator to the back of his truck at a Lely Resort home in East Naples on June 27, 2011. The 7-foot 9-inch alligator had been lying at the end of the driveway, neighbors said, but later scampered inside the open garage. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Residents of Lely Island Circle look on as an alligator is removed from a garage at Lely Resort in East Naples on June 27, 2011. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Collier County trapper Dave Regel drags an alligator out of a garage at a Lely Resort home in East Naples on June 27, 2011. The 7-foot 9-inch alligator had been lying at the end of the driveway, neighbors said, but later scampered inside the open garage. Collier trapper Dave Regel and daughter Jennifer Long were able to remove the nuisance alligator from the property in Lely. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Collier County trapper Dave Regel tries to slip a noose around the head of an alligator in a garage at a Lely Resort home in East Naples on June 27, 2011. The 7-foot 9-inch alligator had been lying at the end of the driveway, neighbors said, but later scampered inside the open garage. Collier trapper Dave Regel and daughter Jennifer Long were able to remove the nuisance alligator from the property in Lely. Greg Kahn/Staff

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