Florida man rescues puppy from an alligator’s jaws while smoking a cigar

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Retiree Richard Wilbanks isn’t any odd Florida Man. He’s gone viral on the web for all the correct causes. Namely: Rescuing a tiny canine from the jaws of an alligator, casually smoking a cigar all of the while. 

Wilbanks was taking his canine Gunner for a stroll in Fort Myers, Florida when the unthinkable occurred. An alligator snatched Gunner into a pond, into its jaws and chomped down.

What occurred subsequent is completely insane: Wilbanks marched into the pond, grabbed the alligator and actually pried its jaws open, rescuing Gunner.

Wildlife cameras captured the footage.

“He just came out like a missile,” Wilbanks informed KHOU 11.

Since the incident, Wilbanks has gone simply a little bit viral. Mainly as a result of not solely did he rescue his canine from sure dying, he did so with out dropping his cigar. True legendary behaviour.

Wilbanks informed the ABC his palms had been “chewed up”. He plans to maintain Gunner on a leash subsequent time. 

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