The heart-stopping moment man falls into a pool of alligators after his rope swing snaps – but he lives to tell the tale
- Michael Womer, from Orlando, Florida, fell straight into alligator-infested water
- Dozens of hungry alligators can be seen swarming in the pool waiting to be fed
- Mr Womer, known as the Gator Crusador, often performs dangerous stunts
This is the shocking moment a daredevil plunges into a pool of hungry alligators after a rope he is swinging on breaks.
Footage captured Michael Womer, from Orlando, Florida, USA, as he climbs down a wooden step ladder and throws the alligators food as he nears their pit.
Dozens of the hungry reptiles can be seen swarming in the water as they eagerly await to be fed.
Michael Womer, from Orlando, Florida, USA, stands near the alliagtors pit and throws them food
Mr Womer grabs a a rope swing above the enclosure and attempts to swing across – but it snaps from his weight and he is plunged into the alligator infested water.
It is not clear if Mr Womer suffered major injuries after falling into the pool.
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Michael Womer, also known as the ‘Gator Crusader’, loves performing dangerous stunts with alligators.
He said: ‘I love to swing out over the gators on a rope like a real life Indiana Jones or like the vintage video game Pitfall.
Mr Womer grabs a a rope swing above the enclosure and attempts to swing across
‘I try to video every performance because you never know what you might catch or which may be your last.
‘People ask “do mistakes ever happen?” – here is a perfect example.
‘I love my alligators more than most people love their own children.
‘I put on adventurous, educational demonstrations for guests around the world sharing my love for gators and crocodile Conservation.
The rope snaps from his weight and he is plunged into the alligator infested water
‘Hopefully by the end of my talk you too will love alligators just a bit more.
‘That is my reason for everything I do.
‘I am more than aware of the danger and the risk, but if I can help people appreciate gators more and maybe even donate to croc conservation then all the danger is more than worth it to me.’
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