Video: Texas family finds gator in dining room after hurricane

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Animal control officers wrangled this alligator after it was found in the home of a family that evacuated during Hurricane Harvey. (KTRK/CNN)

A Humble, Texas homeowner returning to survey the damage caused to his home by Hurricane Harvey was shocked to discover a scaly squatter had taken up residence while they were away.

According to KTRK, Brian Foster found a 9-foot alligator in his dining room and promptly called authorities.

Wildernex Wildlife Control captured the gator and returned it to its natural habitat.

The storm has displaced many animals, including some alligators living in captivity.