Flooding in parts of Texas is forcing residents to seek higher ground and they aren’t all human.
Alligators are swimming in backyards, fire ants have launched flotillas and snakes are coming out ofhiding.
A woman near Lake Olympia recorded two Gators swimming on her property Sunday August 27th.
Video posted Saturday shows a Houston man catching a fish in his living room with his bare hands.
Outside colonies of venomous fire ants hundreds of thousands of members strong are linking up to create living life rafts.
Humans who get in the way of their search for dry ground will seriously regret it as the insects inflict painful sometimes fatal stings.
Meanwhile the Houston Zoo said Tuesdayits captive wildlife remains safe and dry the facility is closed to visitors as staff care for the creatures.
Domesticated animals however aren’t also lucky many residents left their pets behind, sometimes tied up in backyards.