MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Tue, 02 Mar 2021 11:15:31 +0000 Florida man rescues puppy from alligator http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/e2463ff818eb44a49df5f59a6318ed34 A man has rescued his pet dog after it was attacked by an alligator in Florida. 74-year-old Richard Wilbanks went into a pond, grabbed the alligator and pulled the puppy from its jaws as wildlife cameras recorded the entire incident. (Nov. 24) e2463ff818eb44a49df5f59a6318ed34 Tue, 24 Nov 2020 11:34:31 +0000 SHOTLIST:  RESTRICTION SUMMARY: MANDATORY ON-SCREEN CREDIT TO FLORIDA WILDLIFE FEDERATION AND FSTOP FOUNDATION, 30 DAYS EDITORIAL USE ONLY, NO ARCHIVE, NO RESALE, DO NOT OBSCURE LOGOFLORIDA WILDLIFE FEDERATION AND FSTOP FOUNDATION - MANDATORY ON-SCREEN CREDIT TO FLORIDA WILDLIFE FEDERATION AND FSTOP FOUNDATION, 30 DAYS EDITORIAL USE ONLY, NO ARCHIVE, NO RESALE, DO NOT OBSCURE LOGOEstero, Florida - Recent (exact date not available)1. Richard Wilbanks in pond, pulls out small alligator, which has puppy in its mouth. He pulls apart the alligator's jaws, the puppy runs off as Wilbanks continues to fight with the alligatorSTORYLINE:A man has rescued his pet dog after it was attacked by an alligator in Florida.Richard Wilbanks, 74, was walking his dog by a pond in Estero, Florida, when the alligator got hold of the puppy.Cameras set up by the Florida Wildlife Federation and the fSTOP Foundation captured the incident, which shows Mr Wilbanks grabbing hold of the alligator and freeing the puppy.The footage was taken as part of the two wildlife organisations' Sharing the Landscape project, which aims to raise awareness of the importance of respecting wildlife, and the habitats that animals and humans share.A spokeswoman for Florida Wildlife Federation said: "It is critical that people who live at the interface of wild land take extra precautions."Dogs should leashed and both people and pets should avoid lingering at the edge of large retention ponds where alligators are known to occupy."===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. A man has rescued his pet dog after it was attacked by an alligator in Florida. 74-year-old Richard Wilbanks went into a pond, grabbed the alligator and pulled the puppy from its jaws as wildlife cameras recorded the entire incident. (Nov. 24) Florida man rescues puppy from alligator