Joe Maffo, left, owner of Critter Management, pulls a nearly seven-foot male alligator out of a Bluffton residential pool with the help of his employee Xavier Anderson on Thursday afternoon in Colleton River Plantation in Bluffton.  The alligator was later released into a nearby lagoon.
Joe Maffo, left, owner of Critter Management, pulls a nearly seven-foot male alligator out of a Bluffton residential pool with the help of his employee Xavier Anderson on Thursday afternoon in Colleton River Plantation in Bluffton. The alligator was later released into a nearby lagoon. Delayna Earley
Joe Maffo, left, owner of Critter Management, pulls a nearly seven-foot male alligator out of a Bluffton residential pool with the help of his employee Xavier Anderson on Thursday afternoon in Colleton River Plantation in Bluffton. The alligator was later released into a nearby lagoon. Delayna Earley

Alligator takes a dip in the pool

June 07, 2013 08:52 AM