Alligator Bites Disc Golfer’s Face


Florida officials say man was able to pry alligator's jaws off of his head and seek help.

(WFLA/NBC News)  A Florida man is recovering after surviving an alligator bite to the face.

Officials say the man was playing disc golf at a Largo park Monday when he waded into a pond to retrieve a disc.

As he leaned down to pick up the disc the alligator attacked, latching onto his face.

Fortunately, the man was able to pry himself free and escape the water.

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