Miccosukee Indian Village alligator handler bitten by gator

Miccosukee Indian Village alligator handler bitten by gator


this developing news out of the Miccosukee Indian village where an alligator handler was bitten by a gator local 10 News reporter Nikki Mohan is live from Kendall Regional where that handler just walked out Nikki how is he doing Laurie and Calvin he knows just how lucky he is he comes from a family of alligator wrestlers but he’s only been doing this for a year he says there were 10 to 15 people watching the show when this Gator clamped down John Kyle Osceola talks about what went wrong at today’s alligator wrestling show said I read it wrong and then you know he kind of shifted tooth touched my left hand and then clamped down was about I guess 1,500 pounds of biting pressure bitten on both hands 911 as miami-dade Fire Rescue responded to the reservation 18 miles west of chrome Avenue on Southwest eighth Street he was transported to Kendall Regional Medical Center Osceola says he has 12 bite marks from the 35 year old alligator named spike his hands in that Gators mouth for 10 minutes he knows it’s a John hazard but it’s something you can never be ready for it was definitely surreal felt like a million years to be honest um like I said no one really tells you what to think or what to do you know and here is a close-up shot of those 12 bite marks he said this alligator about six feet long about 200 pounds clamped down on his hand he has 12 punctures did that for 10 minutes while he’s trying to signal to the audience to stay calm they’re freaking out and he said that he had to stay calm he knows that from the experience of his family members and that’s how he got away with all his fingers but he said certainly was painful and he’s very thankful for the help of those here at Kendall Regional Medical Center very lucky indeed live in Kendall Nikki mo and local 10 News experience pays off Wow Nikki thanks

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