In Florida, an alligator drags off a two-year-old boy in Disney Park
Police in the US state of Florida is looking for a two-year-old boy who was dragged by an alligator under the water in the area of the Walt Disney World amusement park in the suburb of Orlando. Despite the fact that the body of the child has not yet been found, the sheriff of Orange County, Jerry Deming, stated that the boy was most likely dead.
The search went on all night, but the boy was never found. Deming says the alligator was 4 to 7 feet (1,2 to 2,4 meters) in size. According to experts, reptiles over 120 cm long pose a real threat to humans, while smaller alligators are not so dangerous for humans.
According to local authorities, the incident occurred on Tuesday evening on the shores of the artificial lake Seven Seas Lagoon. A family with three children from Nebraska was resting by the lake when the alligator attacked the baby.
The father of the child tried to save the boy, but nothing happened to him. He got minor scratches on his arm, пишет Air Force The mother also ran into the water to find her son, but all efforts were in vain.
On the shore near the water, their 4-year-old daughter and another son also rested, but they were not injured.
A spokesperson for the Walt Disney World amusement park said the company was shocked by what happened:
“Our thoughts are with family. We help them and do our best to help law enforcement agencies. "
She also noted that earlier cases of alligator attacks on park visitors were not recorded. Alligators are widespread in Florida and often behave aggressively.
This video of catching an alligator on Orlando Beach was published in April:
Walt Disney World is the largest and most visited entertainment center in the world, its total area is 100 square kilometers, пишет CNN.
The incident occurred just two days after attack to the Pulse club in Orlando, in which 49 people were killed and more than 50 injured.
Read also on ForumDaily:
Go to the page ForumDaily on Facebook to keep abreast of the latest news and comment material.
stdClass Object ([term_id] => 12 [name] => In the US [taxonomy] => category [slug] => novosti-ssha)In the U.S.
stdClass Object ([term_id] => 1299 [name] => Florida [taxonomy] => post_tag [slug] => florida)Florida
stdClass Object ([term_id] => 2028 [name] => attack [taxonomy] => post_tag [slug] => napadenie)нападение
stdClass Object ([term_id] => 3223 [name] => child [taxonomy] => post_tag [slug] => rebenok)child
stdClass Object ([term_id] => 11689 [name] => alligator [taxonomy] => post_tag [slug] => alligator)alligator