posted on Jul, 11 2012 @ 07:58 AM
This is one of those strange situations where someone did something really smart and really stupid.
The Florida teen lost his right arm below the elbow Monday night during an alligator attack. He said he survived by offering the 11-foot alligator
his arm, and used the skills he learned by watching TV shows like "Swamp People" to survive the brutal attack.
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I applaud him for using his wits and knowledge in what would be a frightening, lightning fast situation. Most people wouldn't be that lucky.
I also applaud him for his conceited but probably well intentioned attitude that he was glad it was him, but his friends would of been too stupid to
Now I am not a gator attack expert. (We don't have many here, lol) So I don't know if what he did was the correct way to handle things. I would of
punched the eyes.
So I would be interested in hearing from people who do know how to handle these situations, on what is the best course of action to take.
Now, what gets me about this kid, is that he was brave on getting himself out of the situation, but he was dumb enough to put himself in it.
You are swimming in a gator infested river in Florida during mating season, and you are mad at the gator?
I don't believe in killing predators over dumb animals.