Florida Man Loses Arm to Alligator In Attack Outside Bar

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Alligator Attack Florida Man Loses Arm To Gator ... Bitten Outside Bar!!!

5/22/2023 4:32 PM PT

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A man successful Florida mislaid an limb aft being attacked by an alligator extracurricular a section watering hole.

The victim, a 23-year-old man, was attacked early Sunday greeting astatine a pond down Banditos Bar successful Port Charlotte, FL ... according to nan Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

It sounds nan for illustration nan incident could person been a batch worse ... because a barroom patron told section news outlet The Daily Sun he heard a man screaming successful nan acheronian and rushed extracurricular to look for him adjacent nan pond area, helping him to safety.

GATOR CAUGHT 🐊 Trappers captured a 10’5 alligator adjacent a pond down Banditos Bar successful Port Charlotte Sunday afternoon.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) said its nan aforesaid gator that attacked a 23-year-old man astir 1:45am Sunday. pic.twitter.com/kBZJN3i5W2

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The Good Samaritan, section resident Manny Hidalgo, told nan outlet ... "He was yelling and swimming toward nan shoreline. I ran and dragged him up onto nan sand. I was frightened to get adjacent to nan h2o because it was acheronian out."

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Florida officials opportunity nan unfortunate suffered "significant injuries" successful nan onslaught ... and nan Associated Press reports nan man was airlifted to a infirmary successful Fort Myers, wherever his limb was amputated.

Wildlife officials opportunity a nuisance alligator trapper was called and removed nan 10.5-foot gator from nan spot .. nan gator was past "humanely killed."

Gators are known to onslaught successful nan sunshine state, wherever they are a dime a dozen. As we reported, an alligator astatine a status organization successful Fort Pierce killed an 85-year-old woman successful February arsenic she was stepping her canine by nan water's edge.

A toddler was besides killed nether akin circumstances successful 2016 astatine Disney World.

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