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Giant monitor lizard walks in to supermarket

By T.K. Randall
July 14, 2016 · Comment icon 11 comments

Even monitor lizards go shopping, apparently. Image Credit: CC BY-SA 3.0 Greg Hume
Shoppers in Thailand were left terrified when the huge reptile took up residence inside the shop.
Long queues and empty shelves are about the worst problems that most of us will ever encounter when visiting the supermarket, but for shoppers visiting a grocery store in Thailand recently there was something far more sinister waiting to greet them when they walked through the door.

Footage uploaded online of the incident shows how the huge monitor lizard had stood guard at the entrance while brave employees tried to shoo it outside using cardboard signs.

Terrified shoppers attempting to enter the shop ended up standing back in surprise as the creature was gradually coaxed back out through the door and in to the store's car park.

The video, which was filmed in Ban Khlong Nung, can be viewed below.

Source: UPI.com | Comments (11)

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Comment icon #2 Posted by aniknonymous 8 years ago
the cat in the picture is ugly
Comment icon #3 Posted by Thorvir Hrothgaard 8 years ago
"Giant" lizard.  Heh. Refused to leave because he was there to buy stuff.  What a bunch of bigots, forcing him out of the store because they don't like the way he looks.  Doesn't his money spend exactly as everyone else's?
Comment icon #4 Posted by jethrofloyd 8 years ago
“Mark, are the allegations true that you’re secretly a lizard? Um... I’m gonna, I’m gonna have to go with ‘no’ on that. I am not a lizard,” Zuckerberg said seeming oddly nervous
Comment icon #5 Posted by paperdyer 8 years ago
I guess these lizards aren't that dangerous.  He certainly wasn't being aggressive in response to being pushed out the door and being refused service.
Comment icon #6 Posted by BeastieRunner 8 years ago
Sounds like the start of a joke.
Comment icon #7 Posted by pallidin 8 years ago
Dang! I would be startled and afraid too... Here's a gator wanting to shop at WalMart.  
Comment icon #8 Posted by pallidin 8 years ago
Comment icon #9 Posted by Thorvir Hrothgaard 8 years ago
Those are faked videos.  Alligators obviously don't move like that, it's CG. (sorry, a throw back to the idiocy in a thread about the alligator on a golf course in Florida)
Comment icon #10 Posted by jarjarbinks 8 years ago
i would have sneak him from behind then RKO the sh#t out of nowhere
Comment icon #11 Posted by Ruby04 8 years ago
Aww he's so cute. Yes they can be dangerous at that size not just the teeth/jaw but also the claws and tail can do damage

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