What does the lizard video show?
The now-viral clips shows a huge Asian water monitor lizard breaking into a 7-Eleven and crawling all around the store. Items fall off the shelves as the beast seeks out ... something. We’re unclear what the lizard was looking for.
- Voices can be heard in the video screaming over the reptile.
- You can watch the video below — or see it on Twitter — if you want. It’s pretty wild and may make you feel uncomfortable if you hate the idea of lizards crawling around the real world.
Are the animals dangerous?
Per the New York Post, the Asian water monitor is the world’s second-largest lizard next to the Komodo dragon, of course.
- “They are reportedly known for their scavenging tendencies and often eat the decaying flesh of dead animals,” Newsweek reports.
The University of Michigan Museum of Zoology said these lizards don’t post any threat to humans. Instead, they eat eggs and smaller mammals. So, there’s that bit of “good news.”