An alligator tried to show a Florida photographer’s digital camera into dinner.
Bobby Wummer practically misplaced his GoPro digital camera whereas taking pictures within the Huge 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 so as to get a close-up shot of the gator.
He mentioned he was positioned “nicely above him” when the gator abruptly lunged on the digital camera.
“As you’ll be able to see I did get an EXTREME shut up contained in the gator’s mouth,” the photographer wrote on Facebook. “This was not completed deliberately, I didn’t assume that he would really lunge up and chunk down on the cam.”
Fortunately, the huge reptile didn’t have interaction Wummer in a sport of tug of battle as that “most likely would have been the top of (the) digital camera,” he mentioned.
The pesky gator finally let go. Wummer mentioned his digital camera suffered solely minor injury.