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Man retrieving Frisbee attacked by 11-foot alligator

35-year-old expected to be OK; gator captured at park

An 11-foot gator is captued in Clearwater.
An 11-foot gator is captued in Clearwater.

CLEARWATER, Fla. – An 11-foot alligator was captured in Clearwater after it attacked a man at a park.

Clearwater police released video of the gator, which was wrangled by trappers.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said a 35-year-old man was bitten while retrieving a Frisbee from a pond.

The man is expected to be OK.

Wildlife officials said a smaller gator was also found in the pond. It was removed from the park.

 


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