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A teenage boy seventeen years old from Florida lost his right arm fighting off a vicious alligator in an attack.
But he may have lost his life if it wasn't for the TV show swamp people that he watched.
When he gators -- right here for me.
I think -- -- stand and I grabbed.
That -- up underneath them.
Trying to control what most women buy it -- large value for this one he got it restarted pull me down and I -- it's either.
This vote are -- got to lose -- arm or I'm gonna die.
Right now is the star of swamp people on the History Channel Troy Landry join in -- -- from New Orleans -- Detroit.
-- -- I'm sure you've already heard about this seventeen year old kid from Florida who says that he is alive today because what he saw on your TV show.
That these terrible horrible on it has been on the news.
That's right so what it.
Okay so what it we just heard him there a moment ago talking about how when the Gator was about a foot from him he put his hand underneath the jaw.
Any tried to do something explain what you tell people they should do if they come in contact with the -- that close.
Well you know liberty what you are trying to do is -- overall when you.
When you Pico born they do put you know you handle whatever -- in his -- And try to turn -- -- wrong but.
But a material when you guys close to a -- Out of here all animal you you're really into criminals you controllable.
And in order aerial drug of these -- it is about -- -- resources normally very fortunate that he could have lost his life.
Absolutely and and many had a choice he he knew that the Gator clamp down on him.
He was -- able to free himself so essentially what he did was he broke off his right arm.
To get away from the Gator can you mention that.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- This yard whether university in my life do you.
-- is Jewish you know I would did in the law that removed it very dangerous.
We're very fortunate that -- judicial and you know -- -- Sure apparently he was in the water -- he and his friends didn't have enough money to put gas in the boat so they decided that they would swim and they saw that Gator.
-- -- you know with any -- he just won't pay him any mind.
That Gator go sir apparently had been tagged.
And it was a nuisance and it was going to be captured and taken out of there later that afternoon so if the kid -- -- just you know waited a couple of hours he might still have his arm today.
Yeah and -- -- the other problems is this is mating season apparently for gators and and that -- up the trouble level alone as well for people right.
The -- made and she's.
And a big -- -- -- and wrong and any funeral and all -- -- -- keep renewed you know losing -- you bring the population the heritage.
You can't be overrun what gators off.
Or and it caught animal really got a kid you know million shared game -- That alligator was -- I think if you would have been over I don't believe you would -- did your war.
I think you're probably right well you know what he does say that he is alive Troy because of stuff he saw on your show and by the way season three finale of swamp people.
Tonight at 9 PM eastern.
And Pacific there on the History Channel.
-- Landry from New Orleans sir thank you very much for joining us today on FOX & Friends.
Tag your tiger or you have to guard different.
Or will be -- -- all right back -- thank you very much on the pleasure exact.
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