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What about dropping the camera and helping out. Not that the guy needed it.

Old 11-24-2020, 09:43 AM
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What about dropping the camera and helping out. Not that the guy needed it.
The camera was on a pole. Part of a research project. They mention that in the video.
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The camera was on a pole. Part of a research project. They mention that in the video.
now if he had yanked out that pole and beat down the gater with it...........
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That guy's a badass for sure. Fortunately, it was a small gator. I like how he was wrastlin that gator with the cigar.

He may not be a WWII vet, but he seems to have the stuff that it took to be part of that generation.
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With all the deadly wildlife in aaaaaustraliaaa, it's a fakkin miracle you ozzies stay alive long enough for a barbie and a beeeaaah, and then there's the faaaakin sun burning ya to a crisp through that hole in the ozon laya.

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I walk by those little 3-footers almost daily with my dog and never give it much of a second thought. Not any more!
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I walk by those little 3-footers almost daily with my dog and never give it much of a second thought. Not any more!
As long as your dog isn't tiny, and doesn't approach them, and you don't try to pet them, I suspect you'll be ok. But there's a good chance that I might carry a stick, cane, bat, golf club, ... just in case one was hungry.
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As far as letting go of an Alligator... Carefully. Right at the end you can see how the guy slowly but surely moved his fingers away from the teeth. We don't see it but moments later he would have let go of the mouth but hung onto the head. Just toss him into the water after that.
Saw an interview with the guy last night. Said his fingers got cut up some and had to see a physician but they were not shredded. No mention of stitches.

Alligator was just doing it's thing. 30 seconds underwater for the pup, lights out. Easy peasy, save our new hero to the rescue!
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The alligator was just doing alligator stuff. The man is a badass for rescuing his pup. I would have done the same!
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The alligator was just doing alligator stuff.

I once ate an alligator pizza. It was quite good.

I wouldn't cut alligator too much slack.
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This story seems to be everywhere now. Seen it on TV, hear it on the radio and it's on every forum on the www.
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I once ate an alligator pizza. It was quite good.

I wouldn't cut alligator too much slack.
We have one customer that is lives in Manhattan, NY He came to visit us and of course we took him to dinner at a favorite Cajun food place. They have alligator on the menu. He was amazed and thought they were an endangered species.

Anyway he declared gator as the filet minion of chicken. He really liked it.

They say is it all farm raised gator and the tail that they serve.

It is better to be at the top of the food chain.
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The camera was on a pole. Part of a research project. They mention that in the video.
Sorry missed that with the sound off. Thanks for clarification.
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They say is it all farm raised gator and the tail that they serve.

It is better to be at the top of the food chain.
Mmmm.... gator tail.

Mmmm.... KC's butt

Depends on who's planning the menu
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That guy's a badass for sure. Fortunately, it was a small gator. I like how he was wrastlin that gator with the cigar.

He may not be a WWII vet, but he seems to have the stuff that it took to be part of that generation.
If he's 70, he wasn't even born yet when WW2 ended. His father could have been a WW2 vet.

He's a brave soul but I'd do some crazy things to save a pet as well. As much as I'm hesitant to criticize him after that daring rescue, who lets a tiny dog wander near a swamp in Florida??
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Many animals get a bad rap and carry a stigma due to mankind's stupidity. The animals are just being who they are. Unlike humans who, while also being "just who they are" - are actually worse creatures than the animals....

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^^^ smart gator there!
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Yeah, pretending to be all friendly when he's just trying to get a look down her front.
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I would so go back there and shoot it, for so many reasons. Just me doing "me stuff"....
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If he's 70, he wasn't even born yet when WW2 ended. His father could have been a WW2 vet.

He's a brave soul but I'd do some crazy things to save a pet as well. As much as I'm hesitant to criticize him after that daring rescue, who lets a tiny dog wander near a swamp in Florida??
Exactly why I said "He may not be a WWII vet, but he seems to have the stuff that it took to be part of that generation." He wasn't, but clearly, had the right stuff and would have fit right in.

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