Elderly Woman Loses Arm to Gator Before 'Guardian Angel' Rescues Her

An elderly woman whose arm was torn off by an alligator could only say "gator" and call for her late husband, the neighbor who rescued her told ABCNews.com today. It is unclear why Carol Hough, 84, was in the four-foot-deep canal behind her Leesburg, Fla., home on Wednesday morning when she encountered the 7-foot-5 male gator. Hough's neighbor, Delmas Zickefoose, had woken up early that morning and was drinking a cup of coffee when he spotted Hough flailing in the canal behind his home. He...Full Story
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