Florida Boy Fights Gator And Wins

A nine-year-old Florida boy fought off an alli­ga­tor and won. James Bar­ney said at first I thought some­one was just play­ing with me. The inci­dent hap­pened at Lake Toho in St Cloud near Orlando. Offi­cials esti­mated the alli­ga­tor was about nine feet long and weighed about 500lb. James was asked whether he planned to go for a dip in Lake Toho again, James answered: “Negative.”