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An alligator swims in the waters at Wakodahatchee Wetlands in Delray Beach, Florida on 21 April 2016. Spring is nesting season in South Florida and over 140 species of birds have been spotted in the wetlands.
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A week after a toddler was killed by an alligator at Disney World in Orlando, another Florida gator attacked a 58-year-old man, sending him to the hospital.

An eight-and-a-half-foot alligator — weighing about 300 pounds — bit the man on a county road in Bushnell on Tuesday night, a local CBS affiliate reports. When officials responded to a 911 call, they found the man lying about five feet away from the animal. The gator was euthanized and the man airlifted to a hospital for treatment.

[Click Orlando]

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