The police department in Lakeland posted a video to Facebook Monday morning showing a giant gator taking a stroll at a nature reserve.

As a group of people spot the gator, you can see the massive reptile crossing a grass pathway before it walks back into a sea of bushes.

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The Lakeland Police Department said in their Facebook post that the gator was filmed by resident Kim Joiner at the Circle B Bar Reserve, a wildlife sanctuary located near Lakeland in Polk County.

The video has already received 4,000 views on Facebook and more than 200 shares. Some users question if the video is real due to the gator’s massive size.

Nicole is a content editor with Rare. 
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