Walmart Alligator Can't Hack Store's Automatic Doors, Wanders Off (Video)

Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 06:24 AM

By Alexandra Ward

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Police responded to reports of an intruder at a central Florida Walmart over the weekend only to discover that the trespasser was a 6-foot-long alligator.

The gator wandered up to the Apopka Walmart supercenter's front entrance shortly after midnight Sunday, repeatedly triggering the store's motion-sensor automatic doors.

"It was a nice sized gator, just chillin'," customer Robin Watkins told WKMG Local 6. "It was neat to see but I'm glad they locked the doors for safety because I do have my child with me."

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Luckily, employees locked the doors before the alligator could make its way inside the store. Police and animal handlers were called to the scene, but the creature disappeared into a nearby wooded area before it could be captured.

Though no doubt scary, Florida's Walmart alligator has nothing on reptiles from Mississippi.

Last month a group of wranglers broke the state's gator record after hauling in a massive, 741.5-pound alligator.






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