09/06/2014 10:51 BST | Updated 10/06/2014 13:59 BST

Man Jumps On Giant Stingray, Stingray Quite Rightly Fights Back

Respect nature - especially when it's bigger than you and you're on its turf.

A lesson this gent would have been wise to have heeded.

But instead he thought it would be a good idea to attempt to jump on top of a giant stingray in the seas off Australia'a gold coast.

After initially retreating scared, the graceful beast takes a run up and charges him back.

That'll teach him...