The macro view of things remains dark - plague rages, planet burns, evil clowns bluster - so we'll start the week with a serendipitous alligator wrasslin' match. Wildlife surveillance cameras captured the moment a Florida retiree rushed into a pond to save his puppy from the jaws of a small alligator that "came out of the water like a missile." After a tussle, he pried the gator's jaws open, the dog scurried off, no hard feelings all around. Best touch: The guy never dropped his cigar.
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