COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. — A 6-foot alligator bit a 74-year-old woman while she was gardening Thursday morning.
It happened in the Verona Walk community, Thursday around 8:30 a.m.
Rescue crews say the woman was near a residential canal when she got bit.
They say she used a shovel to scare it away.
She was taken to the hospital.
If you see the alligator, call FWC’s toll-free Nuisance Alligator Hotline at 866-4286.