Alligator attacks drone after TikTok video goes awry

Capturing photos and videos of wildlife often means walking a tightrope of getting close enough for a great shot without endangering the animal you're shooting. Unfortunately, every so often, a photographer or influencer makes headlines for all the wrong reasons. A recent video posted on TikTok shows a travel influencer flying a drone so close to an alligator that it snatches it from the air, causing the device to explode in its mouth.

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.