Alligator frolics in ocean along shore in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C — It’s almost summertime, and people are beginning to flock to the beach for the first time since the pandemic.

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That goes for alligators, too.

A 3-foot-long alligator was making waves along the shoreline in Myrtle Beach on Friday morning, WBMF reported.

Kim Wallace took photographs and videos of the gator swimming along the Grand Strand.

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“Well, we’ve seen baby sharks, a stingray and multiple jellyfish at the beach this week,” Wallace posted on Facebook. “But never did I ever expect to see this.”