Man Attacked by Alligator at Wekiwa Springs State Park
David Bostwick and his 7 year old son were enjoying Friday at Wekiwa Springs State Park, located in central Florida. They had been canoeing and were getting into the water to go snorkeling. When Bostwick got in the water he was grabbed by an alligator, trapped in the gator's jaws. Bostwick managed to free himself, he and his son paddled to a nearby home. The residents helped get Bostwick to a fire station, and Bostwick was taken to the hospital.
He is now recovering at home. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission issued a permit for trappers to hunt the gator that attacked Bostwick. From The Miami Herald.