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An obvious troubled Florida man is facing charges of aggravated assault after throwing an alligator into a Wendy’s drive-thru window.

Wendy's Gator FL Man

Joshua James, 23, has been accused of hucking the live animal through the drive-thru window at the Royal Palm Beach, Fla., franchise.

His mother reportedly told local media outlets that he wanted to play a practical joke on his friend, who worked at the establishment.

The animal was captured and released back into the wild. As for where one gets a gator to toss at a pal inside a fast food restaurant?

James, of Jupiter, Fla., found the alligator on the side of a road and lured it into the back of his truck, according to an incident report.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says he threw the three-foot long animal through the window after ordering a drink.

Officials say the incident actually happened in October but the suspect has only now been taken into custody for unknown reasons.

In addition to assault, the 23-year-old miscreant faces charges of unlawful possession and transportation of an alligator … obviously.