‘Hissing' alligator pulled from storm sewer

‘Hissing' alligator pulled from storm sewer

A 7-foot alligator was removed from a storm sewer after it was heard hissing in the drain. (Photo: Screengrab via Cape Coral Police)

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — A 7-foot alligator was removed from a storm sewer after it was heard hissing in the drain.

Cape Coral police shared video of the reptile capture Sunday.

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"This is what nightmares are made of, walking down the road and you hear hissing coming from the sewer,” police said in a statement. “You go and look and, behold, an alligator.”

The alligator was put in the back of a truck and taken away to be released.