Richard Wilbank walks with Gunner puppy in a pond in Estero, Florida, when a small alligator suddenly came out of the water and grabbed the dog before returning to the lake. Immediately, The 74-year-old dived to save Gunner by catching the reptile, and then managed to pull his puppy out of his mouth. "Catching the alligator was not that complicated, but opening his jaws was extremely difficult. ", said. The scene was recorded by cameras installed to observe the wildlife in the area.