TARPON SPRINGS, FL (WFLA) -- Florida Fish & Wildlife trappers have captured an unusual visitor to Lake Tarpon...a huge crocodile.

Wanda Vekasi saw it and at first thought it might be a cat tail or other vegetation floating in the water.

One thing she did know, it was no alligator.

"When we see a gator out here it just looks like a big long black board, and this was not black. It was you know yellowish looking," she said.

She quickly realized she'd spotted a crocodile.

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