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This Is The Moment A Man Was Attacked By An Alligator During A Live Wrangle

"It shows people the power of these animals and what they're capable of".

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A man in Texas in recovering in hospital after he was bitten by a 300-pound alligator during a live wrangle demonstration.

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Will Sherrer works for Gator Country in Beaumont and was hired to perform at the Old Town Spring Crawfish Festival. KPRC reports that Sherrer was preparing to tape an alligator's mouth when he accidentally stepped on the animal.

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"Me hitting his foot triggered a natural reaction for him to swing around and grab me here on the arm, shook me a little bit and then threw me forward," Sherrer said.

Spectators can be heard screaming as the alligator shakes Sherrer, who then appears to casually walk around the animal with a bloodied arm.

He suffered 20 puncture wounds on his left arm from his bicep up to his wrist. Sherrar doesn't hold any hostility towards the gator, saying the whole incident was "his fault".

This is one lucky wrangler.