Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
“It was pretty crazy,” said the man who recorded the incident.
See you later, alligator?
Environmentalists say the land's development would harm 20 endangered plants and animals.
The strength of the storm left two manatees stranded in the mud.
MTV declined to comment on whether Alex Kompothecras, of the show "Siesta Key," was involved in the incident.
Locals are sharing other shocking images after the original video surfaced.
Florida conservation officials are working to identify the individuals in the video.
“To get an animal with the strongest bite on the planet to let go of you is a miracle,” a alligator expert said.
"Every time it swam by me, it would bump into me a little bit more."
This is somewhat unsettling.
Watch a battle between two of nature's most ferocious apex predators.