CAPTURED AND KILLED: Alligator Bites Off Woman’s Arm Near Popular Outdoor Retreat

Screen Shot 2015-08-09 at 9.20.49 AMAnd the anti-hunters will say it’s the woman’s fault for encroaching on the alligator’s home.

The alligator that attacked a woman swimming in the Wekiva River Saturday afternoon – biting off her arm just above the elbow – has been caught and euthanized, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Sunday.

The gator was caught at 12:25 a.m. Sunday morning, FWS spokeswoman Karen Parker said.

The attack took place near Wekiva Island, which rents canoes and cabanas and serves drinks from an outdoor bar.

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The woman, who was still not identified, is 37 years old, Parker said. She was in unknown condition at Orlando Regional Medical Center after surgery.

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