A woman paddle boarding encountered a stubborn alligator that refused to bug off, so she pushed him away with her oar.
The alligator swam directly toward her in a frightful manner, she captured the experience on video.
60-year-old Vicki Baker said the reptile was almost as long as her 10-foot paddleboard.
Baker said, the alligator hissed loudly at her and was opening its mouth to reveal large teeth.
She yelled for it to go away.
A Silver Springs State Park ranger used a speaker to advise her to back away from the alligator.
Watch the video here.