INTERESTING FACT ABOUT YOUR PET: There are 49 domesticated rabbit breeds recognized by the American Rabbit Breeders Association.
“That’s when the alligator bit his right leg, holding on, and pulling on his muscle/tissue,” the sheriff’s statement continued. “He advised he attempted to get away at that point and felt the alligator rip a chunk of his muscle/tissue off.”A deputy happened to be nearby on another call and was able to get the man before the 49-year-old was taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Venice, officials said.
A sheriff’s sergeant caught the alligator and held it for a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) trapper, Johnson added.The 7-foot-1 alligator “was removed from the property and is being transferred alive to Townsend Farms” in Labelle, FWC spokesman Adam Brown said in statement.“The victim has been released from the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery,” according to Brown.
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Focus on the Human-Animal Bond. “Dogs and cats have broken down the walls of our hearts. There haven’t been comparable domesticated species in 5,000 years.” For Dr. Becker, it’s clear that pets and people have evolved to benefit each other. He explains, “When you’re petting them, you both get this massive release of oxytocin, prolactin, dopamine, and a decrease in cortisol. It’s a reciprocal biochemical spa treatment.” As they age, it can be easy to take pets for granted. Make time for a little human-animal bonding every day.