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Giant Lizard Climbing Supermarket Shelves

Updated Apr 15, 2021 at 01:06PM EDT by Philipp.

Added Apr 09, 2021 at 03:15PM EDT by Matt.

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Giant Lizard Climbing Supermarket Shelves refers to a viral video of a monitor lizard in a 7-11 convenience store, climbing the walls and shelves as onlookers react with surprise.

Origin

On April 6th, 2021, Facebook user Jejene Narumpa published the earliest available version of the video, which was reportedly shot by Narumpa Tangsin in a supermarket in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand.[1] The post 8,600 shares, 3,000 reactions and 2,000 comments in less than one week (shown below).



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The following day on April 7th, 2021, the Daily Mail[1] reported on the video, naming Tangsin as the recorder of the incident. That day, Twitter user @torben_kassler tweeted the video with the caption, "Me when someone shows up in the supermarket without a mask." The post received more than 9.1 million views, 57,000 likes and 19,000 retweets in less than one week (shown below).

Around this time, Twitter user @danajiru posted the video, receiving more than 10 million views, 360,000 likes and 25,000 retweets in less than two days (shown below).

That day, Twitter user @amandawtwong shared a picture of Narumpa Tangsin from the Daily Mail. They wrote, "I like that the lady who made the video also took a selfie with the giant lizard." The tweet received more than 109,000 likes and 10,000 retweets in less than two days (shown below).


Amanda Wong @amandawtwong I like that the lady who made the video also took a selfie with the giant lizard Ounünnu IGARIN ankeons 5:03 PM · Apr 7, 2021 · Twitter Web App 店

Additionally, on April 7th, YouTube account Viral Press published the video on YouTube, where it received more than 300,000 views in less than two days (shown below). That day, Redditor flyart shared the video in the /r/WTF[2] subreddit, where it received more than 52,000 points (94% upvoted) and 2,300 comments in less than two days.

Several media outlets covered the video, including The Washington Post,[3] Complex,[4] The Daily Dot [5] and more.



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External References

[1] The Daily Mirror – "Clean-up in rept-aisle four! Moment 6ft-long monitor lizard climbs up supermarket shelves as it raids store for food":dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9444983/Moment-6ft-long-monitor-lizard-climbs-supermarket-shelves-raids-store-food.html

[2] Reddit – /r/wtf

[3] The Washington Post – "Six-foot lizard discovered scaling shelves of beverage section in Thai 7-Eleven":

[4] Complex – Video Shows Giant Lizard Storming 7-Eleven in Search of Food

[5] The Daily Dot – Big lizard scales 7-11 shelf, becomes an instant meme

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