A Florida elementary school had an unexpected visitor on Wednesday morning -- an 8-foot alligator.

School officials found an 8-foot, 2-inch gator sitting outside of Palm View Elementary in Manatee County, WTXL reported.

Palm View principal Kathea Johnson closed off the area while the school called 911, according to school officials.

The gator was safely removed by wildlife officials.

No one was injured.

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