An alligator was seen climbing a chain-link fence at the Hideaway Country Club in Fort Myers, Florida

By Lindsay Kimble
Updated July 01, 2016 11:20 AM
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When pigs fly? More like when gators climb!

An estimated eight-foot long alligator was caught on video climbing over a chain-link fence in Fort Myers, Florida, reported WFLA.

In the video, the large reptile easily scales the fence, which was located at the Hideaway Country Club, a golf course.

Residents told WFLA they’re concerned about the crafty gator being near to their homes – and their pets.

Said one dog owner, “I’m afraid if the alligator is out, he can come running after it because he is a small dog.”

The video comes just weeks after 2-year-old Lane Graves was killed by an alligator at a Walt Disney World resort.

After Graves’ tragic death, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission confirmed to PEOPLE that 244 gators were caught at Disney World property between 2006 and 2016, alone.

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In addition, six alligators were trapped in the week after the Graves’ incident.

FWC officials estimate that there are 1.3 million alligators living in Florida, but said in a statement that alligator attacks are “a very rare occurrence” in the state.

“FWC works diligently to keep Floridians and our visitors safe and informed on what to do if they spot a potentially dangerous alligator,” they said.