An alligator tried to show a Florida photographer’s digicam into dinner.
Bobby Wummer practically misplaced his GoPro digicam whereas taking images within the Massive Cypress Nationwide Protect close to the Everglades when a 12-foot alligator determined to sink its tooth into his gear.
In a Facebook post, Wummer mentioned he used a 12-foot extension pole to mount the GoPro with a purpose to get a close-up shot of the gator.
He mentioned he was positioned “properly above him” when the gator abruptly lunged on the digicam.
“As you may see I did get an EXTREME shut up contained in the gator’s mouth,” the photographer wrote on Facebook. “This was not executed deliberately, I didn’t assume that he would really lunge up and chunk down on the cam.”
Fortunately, the huge reptile didn’t interact Wummer in a sport of tug of struggle as that “most likely would have been the tip of (the) digicam,” he mentioned.
The pesky gator ultimately let go. Wummer mentioned his digicam suffered solely minor harm.