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(NBC Newschannel) A six to seven foot alligator drew a small crowd of onlookers Thursday evening in a neighborhood near Tampa, Florida.
Alligators aren't that uncommon in parts of central Florida, but only a few have been seen around this Meadow Ponte neighborhood.
The cluster of homes are built between a couple of ponds and one home owner said she recently saw close to six baby gators in one of those ponds.
She says some neighbors even feed them.
Wildlife experts advise against feeding alligators because they will associate food with people and perhaps harm someone.
As for this big fella, wildlife officials were called in to trap and transport him out of the area.