Fully submerged vehicles, water-filled homes and people struggling to make it to safety weren’t the only frightening sights brought by the Houston floodwaters. Animals, just like humans, can be affected and displaced by severe flooding, making for some interactions we aren’t normally prepared for. Twitter users took to the platform to post about a few of the unnerving encounters:
If the gators aren’t enough to dissuade you from underestimating the dangers posed by floodwaters, consider the rafts made entirely of fire ants that are known to form during severe flooding. No matter what, floodwaters are best avoided if at all possible, and stunts (like the one below) are never a good idea.