This video of a gator swimming with a shark is the most Florida thing we’ve seen today

This video is very on brand

VERO BEACH, Florida – Even for a state known for having a very robust wildlife scene, a video of an alligator swimming alongside a shark is peak Florida.

According to, a viewer took the video on Sunday from a walking bridge at Vero Beach.

A website about the Indian River Lagoon says the estuary is known as “the most bio-diverse habitat in North America” with a special ecosystem that provides a varied habitat and 4,000 plant and animal species.

According to ClickOrlando, the lagoon is known to be a haven for bull sharks.

News 6 contacted Florida Fish and Wildlife for more information about this sighting. Check their site for an update.

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Julie Moreno has worked in local television news for more than 20 years. She came to KSAT as a news producer in 2000. After producing thousands of newscasts, she transitioned to the digital team in 2015. She writes on a wide variety of topics from breaking news to trending stories and manages KSAT’s daily digital content strategy.