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A Florida woman was attacked by a 10-foot alligator while trimming trees

The 27-year-old woman was trimming by the edge of a lake near a country club in Fort Myers on September 10 when the alligator bit her.She was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital and treated for injuries to both legs, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).The alligator was later caught by a contracted nuisance alligator trapper and taken to an alligator farm, according to the commissionThe FWC said it is are still investigating the incident.A few days later on September 13, a man suffered injuries to his leg when he was bitten by an alligator while walking his dog along a residential canal in Port St. Lucie, FWC said. The 8-foot, 3-inch alligator that bit him was removed and transferred to an alligator farm.CNN affiliate WPTV reported that Mark Johnson, 61, said the alligator clamped onto his leg and was trying to drag him under water. When Johnson poked the alligator in the eye, the reptile let go, he said."I kind of slide and my foot is stuck in the mud, and the next thing I know, I see the lunge," Johnson told WPTV. "He starts clamping down pretty tight and he started to pull, and the next thing I do, I instantly, here's my fingers, I poke through the eye."Johnson received 62 stitches and his dog was unhurt, WPTV reported.Alligator bites are serious, but injuries caused by the massive reptiles areRead More – Source

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