By Snejana Farberov For Dailymail. Trappers in Florida on Thursday night were able to capture a massive alligator suspected of killing and eating a pound pit bull named Tank just hours earlier. Cynthia Robinson said she was walking her six-year-old dog, Tank, by a retention pond in Auburndale at 7am when a hulking gator emerged from the water, pounced on her pet and dragged him away. He took my dog, and he was gone
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A spunky year-old who had his right arm partially torn from his body during a vicious alligator attack, told FoxNews. The Florida teen lost his right arm below the elbow Monday night during an alligator attack. He said he survived by offering the foot alligator his arm, and used the skills he learned by watching TV shows like "Swamp People" to survive the brutal attack. Langdale said the alligator lunged at him as he tried to swim away on the Caloosahatchee River near Moore Haven. He felt the pressure of the alligator clamping down on his arm and knew the alligator had a locked grip when it started to perform a death roll.
Alligator bites off teen's forearm in attack during swim in U.S. river
Friends say he was happy the gator got his right arm -- not his left -- because he uses his left arm to steer his airboat. The alligator attacked the teenager after the youth dove into a gator-filled river to cool off on a sweltering summer day. Friends say Langdale of Moore Haven, Fla. A representative did not return a phone call seeking comment before this story was posted.
By Alexandra Klausner For Dailymail. A Florida teacher hose arm was gnawed off by an alligator as she swam in a popular tourist spot has spoken out for the first time since the attack. Lilienthal said when the alligator clamped down on her right arm, she had to touch its head with her left hand to believe the attack was actually happening and was not a dream. She prayed: Rachael Lilienthal who is missing her right arm after an alligator ate it as his last meal says she prayed for her life as the jaws of the alligator broke broke her arm and tore it off.