Homeowner shocked by surprise house guest: An alligator, trying to ring the doorbell

SOUTH CAROLINA – A surprise guest tries to announce itself at a woman's front door in South Carolina.

An alligator, paying a call on a woman in Myrtle Beach.

Appearing to try its darnedest to ring the doorbell.

Reaching, standing on its hind legs, as the homeowner catches it all on video, standing across the street.

Finding this unwelcome visitor at her front door after a walk.

The gator gives up, making itself at home on her welcome mat.