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Terrifying moment Florida woman on a paddleboard is stalked by aggressive alligator

This is the terrifying moment a Florida woman is chased by an aggressive alligator while on an otherwise peaceful paddleboard trip.

Vicki Reamy Baker posted several videos and photos to her Facebook account on Wednesday, showing her frantic attempts to paddle away from the predator before using her paddle to push the alligator away. 

‘What are you doing?! Get away from me!’ Baker yelled as it continued to swim towards her. 

‘Oh, s***! Oh my God!’ she exclaimed as the gator hissed after she pushed the animal away with her paddle.

‘Someone has been feeding this one and made him very dangerous. He tried to bite my board,’ Baker captioned the Facebook video, which has been viewed nearly 300,000 times as of Friday.

‘What are you doing?! Get away from me!’ Baker yelled as the alligator continued to swim towards her

'Oh, s***! Oh my God!' she exclaimed as the gator hissed after she pushed the animal away with her paddle

‘Oh, s***! Oh my God!’ she exclaimed as the gator hissed after she pushed the animal away with her paddle

Baker becomes increasingly concerned as the gator continues to aggressively pursue her.

‘Why are you messing with me?’ she asks. ‘Why are you trying to BITE me? What the heck, man!’ 

‘Look how close he is to me. He tried to bite me and my paddleboard,’ Baker exclaimed to someone off-camera.

‘I’ve never had a gator come at me like that before.’ 

After Baker swats the alligator away using her paddle, a man off-camera can be heard saying: ‘Ma’am, I would suggest backing up considering you just made him pretty mad.’ 

Baker, who lives in Florida, is in the epicenter for alligator sightings nationwide, with Enjuris reporting one alligator for every 15 residents in the Sunshine State

Baker, who lives in Florida, is in the epicenter for alligator sightings nationwide, with Enjuris reporting one alligator for every 15 residents in the Sunshine State

'Someone has been feeding this one and made him very dangerous. He tried to bite my board,' Baker captioned the Facebook video, which had accrued 239k views as of Friday

‘Someone has been feeding this one and made him very dangerous. He tried to bite my board,’ Baker captioned the Facebook video, which had accrued 239k views as of Friday

The FWC reports that there have been 413 documented alligator bites in the Florida since 1948, 25 of which were fatal attacks

The FWC reports that there have been 413 documented alligator bites in the Florida since 1948, 25 of which were fatal attacks

Baker, who lives in Florida, is in the epicenter for alligator sightings nationwide, with Enjuris reporting one alligator for every 15 residents in the Sunshine State.

Florida alligator bite statistics date back to 1948, ranging around three major bites per year. The chance of someone being attacked is one in 3.2 million, according to Enjuris. 

The increase in gator attacks likely has more to do with the rapid increase in Florida’s human population than it does with the overall number of alligators, which has sits at at about 1.3 million, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

The FWC reports that there have been 413 documented alligator bites in the Florida since 1948, 25 of which were fatal attacks. 

Florida alligator bite statistics date back to 1948, ranging around three major bites per year. The chance of someone being attacked is one in 3.2 million, according to Enjuris

Florida alligator bite statistics date back to 1948, ranging around three major bites per year. The chance of someone being attacked is one in 3.2 million, according to Enjuris

Over the last 10 years, Florida has averaged seven unprovoked bites per year that are serious enough to require professional medical treatment

Over the last 10 years, Florida has averaged seven unprovoked bites per year that are serious enough to require professional medical treatment

The likelihood of a Florida resident being seriously injured during an unprovoked alligator incident in Florida is roughly only one in 3.1 million

The likelihood of a Florida resident being seriously injured during an unprovoked alligator incident in Florida is roughly only one in 3.1 million

Over the last 10 years, Florida has averaged seven unprovoked bites per year that are serious enough to require professional medical treatment. 

The likelihood of a Florida resident being seriously injured during an unprovoked alligator incident in Florida is roughly only one in 3.1 million. 

If you encounter an alligator that is believed to pose a threat to people, pets or property, call the FWC’s Nuisance Alligator Hotline, toll-free at 1-866-FWC-GATOR (392-4286). 

The FWC’s Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program (SNAP) uses contracted nuisance alligator trappers throughout the state to remove alligators 4 feet in length or greater that are believed to pose a threat. 

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