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Realtor Touring A Home Checks The Backyard And Spots 2 Terrifying Faces

The Dodo 12/2/2022 Maeve Dunigan

As an experienced realtor in Charleston, South Carolina, Sarah Newman is always prepared for whatever quirks a home might present.

But recently, as she toured a new property, she encountered two surprise visitors, the likes of which she’d never seen before.

Barely visible among the green algae coating a nearby pond were two huge alligators staring straight at her.

“This was a first!” Newman told The Dodo. © Instagram/chshomeswithsarah Newman was concerned that the animals were so close to the property, but she remained calm. She’s familiar with South Carolina wildlife and knew that these two, while a little intimidating, likely wouldn’t hurt her.

“I’m used to seeing alligators in the Carolinas, so it honestly wasn’t a big deal,” Newman said. “They usually leave humans alone unless provoked or if it’s a surprise encounter.”

Newman posted a video of the alligators on her Instagram here:

According to South Carolina’s Department of Natural Resources, alligators in the Carolinas can grow to over 13 feet long. These gators, who used to be a federally endangered species, have been thriving in recent years and are now off the endangered list. © Getty Images Though they may have accidentally derailed Newman’s plans to sell this home, these two peaceful, scaly neighbors surely made an impression she’ll remember for years to come.

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