When he was asked if Fred might like to eat more than the raw fish he's being fed once he grows, Hull casually said: "Well, he could well want to do that now, but we haven't found out. When he grows to five or six feet, we'll then we'll find out then."
The presenter rounds off the video with: "If you thought we were joking about it being a man-eater, what about this for a mouthful."
With that, we see McNamara, unfortunately, letting out a yelp, followed by a bleeped-out explicit four-letter word as Fred, the alligator, clamps down on his finger.
"If you thought we were joking about it being a man-eater, what about this for a mouthful."@joelneill
Hull and a punter end up sharing a laugh in the background.
People on Twitter couldn't help but share some laughs in the post's comments section.
\u2018I don\u2019t trust him\u2019 It\u2019s NI in the 1980\u2019s but it\u2019s the alligator she\u2019s scared of?! WHAT HAS SHE SEEN?!pic.twitter.com/4VCOAGcNLs
I remember a school trip when I was about 6 to the Giant's Causeway, and the teachers herding us all back to the visitors' centre because some lad in a suit was taking his pet lion on a leash for a walk on the cliffs.