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25-Year-Old Diver Survives Alligator Bite That Fractured His Skull

A Florida man is lucky to be alive after an alligator chomped down on his head, leaving a nasty wound on his scalp. Jeffrey Heim, 25, was diving for prehistoric shark teeth in a river near Tampa when he was attacked by the gator without warning. Heim showed Inside Edition his wounds, which included a small skull fracture and two puncture wounds on his wrist. He received 34 staples on his head. Heim told Inside Edition that he doesn’t want the animal that bit him to be killed.

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