Update (3:25 p.m.): This guy is a scientist, not a golfer. The original post is below.

After throwing a towel on the gator’s head to make sure it was thoroughly angered, this golfer straddled the animal and went with the solid strategy of “put both hands on its neck so, uh, something will happen.”

Something did indeed happen: The gator got the man’s arm and yanked it around. That putz should have been eaten.


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