Felicitie Gillette wrestled herself free from an alligator's grasp on Wednesday after the animal attacked her while she swam in Florida's Lake Hernando. Felicitie Gillette was swimming in the Citrus County lake around 1 a. She was able to fight off the alligator and called She wrapped a towel around her bleeding arm and the dispatcher instructed her on how to stop the bleeding. Hours later, WFTS reporter Ryan Smith tweeted a video of an alligator with its head just above the surface of the lake, noting that the footage was taken a few weeks ago.
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A boy of five has been eaten by a crocodile in Australia while trying to shoo it away from his boxer puppy. Tragedy: Crocodile victim Jeremy Doble centre with mother Sharon and big brother Ryan, who is believed to have witnessed the horrifying attack. He was last seen 12 days ago playing near the family home beside a flooded mangrove swamp in northern Queensland. His brother Ryan, seven, said that Jeremy followed the puppy into the water and tried to coax it back to shore, after seeing a crocodile approaching.
Florida Man Loses Arm to Alligator During Attack
Several people witnessed an alligator attack an year-old man in the pond behind his Florida home earlier this week, calls reporting the encounter reveal. The man, identified as Lakeland resident George Ihle Jr. In one call, Ihle's wife told emergency dispatchers that her husband was in trouble, telling them to "please hurry" to the scene. Among a flurry of commotion, another witness told dispatchers that the man was bitten in the foot and that he was bleeding, but not "profusely. Aerial footage showed trappers wrangling the nearly foot gator out of the pond.
She was reportedly able to fight off the alligator and call for help. Gillette was taken to Ocala Regional Hospital for treatment of her injuries. According to the FWC, she was treated and released. She sustained non-life threatening injuries.