VIDEO: Angry mother gator snaps at photographer who gets too close

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WFLA) – An angry mother alligator defended her babies when a man got too close at La Chua Trail at Paynes Prairie on Saturday.

Ben Bourkari Jr. caught another photographer on video, getting a little too close to the gator.

Bourkari notes in a Facebook post that everyone else was a safe distance away on a boardwalk.

He says in the post that there aren’t many boardwalks on the trail, but gators sun themselves where they please and leave visitors alone.

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