The Terrifying Encounter: Alligator Appears to Target Children Swimming in Texas Lake!

Why did the parents in the video at the bottom of this article let their kids swim in a lake that has signs posted near the lake warning of alligators?

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One commenter has an interesting theory:


 

The Heart-Pounding Encounter

The video opens with a shot of a gigantic alligator lumbering its way toward a group of children at a lake in Huntsville State Park in Texas.  Was it just checking them out, because it wasn't trying very hard if it was hungry? Folks in the comments section agree. 

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Swim For Your Lives!

The group of kids in the water make a swim for the shore, with one kid jumping off the safety of the huge dock they were on. If that gator wanted to, it absolutely could have caught that kid.

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The Swift Response

As the gator closes in, someone's mom comes out with a paddle board and scares off the alligator. Everyone makes it to shore and no one is injured.  

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