10-year-old girl pries open alligator's jaw after it latches onto her leg

Today's little girls are tomorrow's wildlife tamers.

A strong 10-year-old girl managed to pry open the jaws of a hungry alligator after it clamped down on her leg while she was swimming in a Florida lake.

Per ABC News, the girl was wading in the designated swimming area of Lake Mary Jane on Saturday afternoon when the gator caught hold of her leg.

She did everything the experts tell you to do in a situation like this, punching it in the nose and poking it in the nostril. When both failed, she pulled down on the gator's lower jaw and managed to loosen its grip.

The 10-year-old managed to get away, left with treatable puncture wounds and a pretty badass story.

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