Woman posts video showing ‘Dobby’-looking creature in her driveway

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Social media is abuzz after a woman posted video on her Facebook account showing a strange creature resembling an elf from the Harry Potter movies saunter through her driveway.

Vivian Gomez, who lives in the US, took to Facebook on Thursday and wrote: ‘So I woke up Sunday morning and saw this on my camera and am trying to figure out… what the heck??

‘First I saw the shadow walking from my front door then I saw this thing….has anyone else seen this on their cameras??

‘The other two cameras didn’t pick it up for some reason.’

Surveillance footage outside the home of Vivian Gomez shows an unusual looking creature
The strange being has an awkward walk. It is seen going through Gomez's driveway
The Facebook post generated 34,000 reactions and more than 118,000 shares
On social media, people speculated that the strange creature was 'Dobby' from the Harry Potter movies

On social media, people speculated that the strange creature was ‘Dobby’ from the Harry Potter movies

The post generated 34,000 reactions and more than 118,000 shares.

Social media users observed that the ‘thing’ bore a resemblance to Dobby, the elf from the Harry Potter series.

‘Why does “Dobby” look like he just stumbled out of the bar at 3am,’ joked one Twitter user.

Another Twitter user wrote: ‘idk why but the way movin his arms about halfway thru this vid is so wholesome like he look so excited to be out in the world.’

One Twitter user wrote: 'idk why but the way movin his arms about halfway thru this vid is so wholesome like he look so excited to be out in the world.'

One Twitter user wrote: ‘idk why but the way movin his arms about halfway thru this vid is so wholesome like he look so excited to be out in the world.’

Another Twitter user joked: 'Dobby is a free elf'

Another Twitter user joked: ‘Dobby is a free elf’

'Why does “Dobby” look like he just stumbled out of the bar at 3am,' joked one Twitter user

‘Why does “Dobby” look like he just stumbled out of the bar at 3am,’ joked one Twitter user

'Dobby Jokes aside WTF is that creature,' wrote another Twitter user

‘Dobby Jokes aside WTF is that creature,’ wrote another Twitter user

Another Twitter user said: ‘Dobby is a free elf.’

‘Dobby Jokes aside WTF is that creature,’ wrote another Twitter user.Another Twitter user wrote: ‘Y’all are so dumb just because Dobby died in the movie doesn’t mean Dobby the actor is dead in real life! Gosh some people don’t understand how movies work clearly.’ 

Others pointed out the video may be fake.