James, boy who fought off alligator
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Boy, 9, fights off alligator in Florida

10 August 2014 Last updated at 09:06 BST

A nine-year-old boy from Florida in America has been talking about the moment he fought off an alligator with his bare hands.

James was riding his bike when he decided to go for a dip in a lake where swimming isn't allowed.

He ended up coming face to face with an alligator, but luckily he managed to escape.

James is now well on the way to recovery and there's a hunt on for the alligator.