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WATCH: Huge alligator takes an Easter stroll through Florida neighborhood

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The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office posted video of a big alligator making its way through a Florida neighborhood in Venice on Easter Sunday.

The alligator was followed as it walked slowly past a home and into a nearby body of water.

“Just walking our pet alligator this morning,” said the man recording the massive reptile.

The gator was estimated to be about 10 feet long by the sheriff’s office. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission was notified about the gator, but they did not respond.

“We’re not sure the Easter bunny stayed long in Venice this morning after coming across this bad boy,” the sheriff’s office said in a tweet.

One Twitter user commented on the alligator’s size, calling it “an absolute unit.”

VIDEO: Huge 10-foot alligator spotted in Venice, Florida

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