Video of alligator swimming in tank with watermelon in jaws has gone viral

Updated: Sep 30, 2019, 18:05 IST | mid-day online correspondent |

The video shared by a zookeeper at a zoo in the USA has a calming effect according to users, which explains the virality despite it being a normal no-big-deal video

Alligator with a watermelon. Pic/Screengrab
Alligator with a watermelon. Pic/Screengrab

This video of an alligator casually swimming in a tank with a watermelon held tightly in its jaws has gone viral. Some actually say that the video has a calming effect which explains the virality despite it being a normal video.

The caption which was posted with the video said, "Nothing to see here. Just an alligator with a watermelon. Move along." The video was shared by a zookeeper at Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo in the state of Indiana in the United States.

The video was also shared on the zoo's official page. “My kids and I got the biggest laugh out of this. Not expecting to see that,” says a Facebook user. “Me when I’m getting yet another candy bar,” jokes another. “So peaceful to watch... from my phone... of a gator... in Indiana... while I live in Florida,” says a third. “Fascinating creature,” says a fourth. “They see me floatin’. They hatin’,” jokes another.

The zoo Fort Wayne Children's page on Facebook shared a hilarious post. They shared a picture of the alligator and wrote, "That face you make when you realize you're internet famous 😁everyone loved the video of Penelope & her watermelon last week! But our crocs are laying low this week to avoid the paparazzi. 📷: Keeper Mitch."

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