Visitors to the Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail at Walt Disney World had quite a front-row show to the gorillas discovering a small snake in their enclosure.
The now-viral video was captured by park visitors who were filming their experience. The guests noticed that the gorillas seemed preoccupied with something.
Trying to get a better look, it was found to be a little snake that has slithered into the enclosure. The gorillas in the enclosure were definitely intrigued by their small visitor.
The two-part video was filmed by TikTok user @silkystrokesurvivor. It starts out by showing the gorillas coming over to see what is going on. Then, once it’s established that it’s a snake, one of the large males in the group decides that he is going to handle the situation.
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The gorilla takes several swipes at the snake but the tiny snake proves to be too wily for the big gorilla.
In the clip, one of the cast members can be heard telling onlookers that, “just like humans, our gorillas are very curious about what goes on in their habitat.”
While the Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail offers its visitors an opportunity to take in all kinds of animals in their “natural” habitat. Sadly for the gorillas, this “natural” habitat sometimes might include snakes. But at least the video captured was light-hearted and funny to watch. Hopefully they won’t have to contend with too many more unexpected visitors to their enclosure.
Watch the clip below: