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‘Godzilla-like’ lizard scales homeowner’s window in Florida

“It looks like Godzilla to me. Needless to say, I won’t be visiting him anytime soon.”

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By Jessica Hehir-Smith via SWNS

A man was horrified to find a "Godzilla-like" monitor lizard trying to get into his home through the patio windows in Apopka, Florida.

Frank Crowder found the non-native lizard clawing at the outer screen of a window on his front porch.

The large reptile can be seen peering into the house after scaling the mesh screen using its claws before falling down.

Frank’s mother, Jocelyn Penson, uploaded the clip to her Facebook after her son sent her the clip.

“Look at this! Look at what came to pay [Frank] a visit today!," she wrote.

“It looks like Godzilla to me. Needless to say, I won’t be visiting him anytime soon.”

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports that none of the nine species of monitor lizards found in Florida are native to the state.

They are often pets that have been released into the wild once they grew too large for their owners.

This video was filmed on September 12.

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