Watch: Alligator goes for a late night snack at Aransas Pass Whataburger

Aransas Pass Police Department and Texas Parks and Wildlife safely removed the gator

Aransas Pass, Texas – Well, this is something you don’t see every day but I guess alligators get late-night cravings as well.

The Aransas Pass Police Department posted on Facebook a video of a small alligator outside of a Whataburger.

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With the help of Texas Parks and Wildlife the gator was safely captured and later relocated, according to APPD.

The post has since gone viral with over a thousand shares and many wondering if he got to take a to-go snack.

According to the TPWD, male American alligators can grow up to 11.5 feet at 20 years old. Alligator-human conflicts are rare in Texas, according to TPWD.

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