Alligator chews off part of woman’s arm in Florida

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SEMINOLE COUNTY, FL - Trappers in Florida have captured and killed an alligator that attacked a woman who was swimming in an Orlando-area river.

Officials say the 37-year-old woman swam to a more secluded area when the gator pulled her under. A canoeist was able to help rescue her, but the alligator had already chewed off part of her arm.

The woman was rushed to a hospital and is recovering after surgery.

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