Gator takes a bite into his trapper

An alligator drew blood when it sunk its teeth into a trapper’s arm Wednesday — in the final moments of the man’s mission to remove him from a quiet suburban lake in Georgia.

“If he would have started rolling, he could have bit a chuck out of his arm,” the man’s wife, Sarah Clark, said.

Lawrenceville’s Dunlin Lake is peaceful, typically. But since last fall, reports of the 3 ½-foot gator, large enough to devour a small dog, lurking beneath its tranquil waters, have caused a bit of unrest. Locals feared what would happen as the approximately 20-pound gator continued to grow.

“There’s a gator bite for ya,” Clark chuckled, before directing his partner. “Put the pole down. Grab his head.”

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