WATCH: Mother alligator herds babies across busy golf course

A Florida alligator watches the action  from the ninth fairway   during  third-round play  at the PGA Tour's Players Championship March 27, 2004. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/WireImage) *** Local Caption ***
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A Florida alligator watches the action from the ninth fairway during third-round play at the PGA Tour's Players Championship March 27, 2004. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/WireImage) *** Local Caption ***

Credit: Al Messerschmidt

Credit: Al Messerschmidt

A Florida woman said it took quite a while for a mother alligator to get all 12 of her babies across a busy golf course in Charlotte County in the Punta Gorda metro area.

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Sharon Whiting says she had been watching the alligator family since the alligator had her babies in February.

Whiting finally saw the gator moving her babies across the golf course and took out her smartphone camera.

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"It took her all day as she had golfers to contend with," Whiting told FOX 13. "I stayed and videotaped them, hiding behind the palm trees," Whiting said.

The gator and babies made it safely across.

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