VIDEO: Tourist Swims Away from Crocodile

Published 08/15 2014 01:46PM

Updated 08/15 2014 01:50PM

Playa Del Carmen, Mexico -- In a scene in what could only be described as a nightmare, a tourist is caught on video swimming away from a hungry 10-foot crocodile in Mexico.

The original video was posted to Facebook by Manuel Carerra.

In the video, the tourist, who was not named, makes it to shore before the crocodile does. One onlooker is seen throwing an object at the animal, causing it to pause and thrash in the water.

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