Alligator bites man's arm near Florida canal - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

Alligator bites man's arm near Florida canal

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TAVARES, Fla. – Officials say an alligator bit a Central Florida man on the arm near a canal behind his house.

Lake EMS reports that the 68-year-old man was taken to a nearby hospital after being attacked this afternoon at his Tavares home.

The Orlando Sentinel reports that the man’s injuries weren’t life-threatening.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office are investigating.

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