If you knew you were about to encounter one of the biggest reptiles on the planet, chances are that you'd probably try and make a speedy getaway.
But apparently this isn't the case for everyone.
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A video posted by Kim Joiner to Facebook shows an enormous alligator emerging from the undergrowth in Florida and crossing in front of a group of tourists.
But instead of turning, screaming and running these brave members of the public can be seen sitting back and waiting with their smartphones ready.
Comments on the Facebook video include: "Oh I would not be that close" and "Wow. That gator is huge. I don't think I would like to meet up with him."
Looking at the size of the animal, we agree!