Uninvited Memorial Day guest visits Sunset Beach home

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- Some residents in Brunswick County had an unexpected visitor this Memorial Day.

Sunset Beach Police posted a picture on Facebook of the uninvited alligator.

Officers were able to coax the gator away from a home and safely guide him back to a nearby pond.

Experts say mating season, warmer temperatures and a more watery habitat created by Hurricane Florence are all possible reasons for an uptick in gator sighting this year.
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