It's not the opening to Jaws, but it's pretty close

By Kelli Bender
Updated April 11, 2015 02:45 PM

Coming to a body of water near you … It’s big, it’s gray, and it’s perfectly harmless. Meet the new “terror” of the deep: the manatee.

This kelp-hungry creature recently had a run-in with a wimpy spring breaker. Armed with only a selfie stick, the girl in this video finds herself face to snout with a sea cow out in open water.

Instead of reveling in her special moment with the gentle giant, this swimmer decides to scream, and screech … and then freak out a bit more. Obviously, someone didn’t study too much marine biology in school.

Now, perhaps the saddest reality for this teen is realizing what an amazing animal selfie opportunity she missed.

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