Man jumps into water, saves dog from alligator

The amazing rescue was caught on camera when a Florida man successfully rescued a small dog from the jaws of an alligator.
1:47 | 11/23/20

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We want to turn to an amazing rescue. A Florida man jumped into the water to save his puppy from an dog is safe and sound. Will reeve with the story. Reporter: Right here Richard Wilbanks saves his dogs. He came out fromnder the water like a missile and grabbed gunner and went right back in the water with him. It all happened so fast. It was just reaction. You know, adrenaline. Reporter: The shockingrdeal playing out their their home while Richard's wife Louise was inside. Watch again. The king Charles span yell scampering off. The incident caught on camera by the Florida wildlife federation. It's part of the campaign to show how humans and wildlife can exist. There's expansive areas of wild habitat surrounding the residential communities. It's critical that people who live at the interface of residential communities and wildlife take precautions. Reporter: Now little gunner has the new leash on life. He's now on a leash all the time. Reporter: Glad everyone is okay. Richard Wilbanks got his wounds cleaned up. His hands are healed. Now someone needs to get him another cigar guys. Ally just texted me and said she would do that for cooper. I would too depending on how big the alligator was. That size? Definitely.

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