A man decided to dress up as a Tyrannosaurus Rex and hang out with a 500-pound alligator because…why?

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In this video, the dinosaur and the gator face off in a pond, with the former taunting the latter — all in front of a small crowd of onlookers at an animal park.

The optics are great: A lurking dinosaur, tapping the gator on its mouth, who lashes out at him.

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Later in the footage, the dino feeds the gator some fish, because somebody’s gotta do it.

Anna Caplan contributes to Rare Houston and Rare Animals. 
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