We all know how cherished pets are by their owners, but could you imagine having to save your loved one from the jaws of a hungry alligator?
This is what happened to Floridian golfer, Lori Beiswenger. She was attending the greens near the 6th hole of her family-owned golf course in Inverness, Florida, when she heard a blood curdling scream.
Beiswenger spun around and to her horror saw her beloved dog, Hope, being dragged into a nearby pond by a seven-and-a-half foot alligator.
With out a moments pause Lori jumped straight into the pond to wrestle to alligator to try and free Hope. She accounts the full story here:
Hope managed to make it out alive with a few serious stitches… which is more than can be said for the gator, who has probably been made into alligator pie.