Giant lizard climbs shelves of Thai supermarket in search of food

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Published on 8 Apr 2021, 17:52
A giant monitor lizard climbs up a fully-stacked wall unit at a supermarket on the outskirts of Bangkok, unperturbed at the cartons and packages it knocks to the ground as it searches for footholds, then appears to rest on the top shelf, watched by panicked staff and customers. According to reports the 6ft-long reptile emerged from a nearby canal and ran into the 7-Eleven store. A shop assistant called police who arrived with reptile handlers to snare the lizard, which is believed to have struggled to find food outside, following months of dry weather, which has led to many canals and lakes drying up

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