A giant alligator was caught on camera during a morning stroll at a nature center in Polk County.
The Lakeland Police Department shared the video, taken by Kim Joiner, on its Facebook page saying, "Who says Dinosaurs are extinct?"
The video had more than 18,000 shares and more than 3,000 likes on Monday afternoon.
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In the video you can see four other people recording the surprise encounter, and not from a far distance .