The girl was attacked while swimming in the river with her friends on Buru Island, Indonesia.
One fan has branded Eugene Bozzi "Crocodile Bro-dee" after his latest exploits.
An alligator was found hanging out of a dumpster in New Orleans after Hurricane Ida, but now the animal has inspired a fancy dress contest in the city.
"Crews responded immediately using ladders, safety lines, and saws to get to the victim," said a St. Petersburg Fire Rescue official.
Video shared on Facebook shows the boy reeling in the bass in Palm Coast before seeing it snatched away. No one was hurt.
Eugene Bozzi, an army veteran from north Philadelphia, moved a trash can to capture the six foot animal outside his home in Orange County.
"You catch a gator in slides, that gator works for you now," tweeted one viewer, in response to the hilarious clip.
"When you're just trying to take a normal sewer selfie and you get photobombed...[At least he smiled]," said the Palm Bay Police Department.
A Florida man found a gigantic fossilized megalodon tooth while diving in Florida waters, months after getting attacked by a gator.
The woman said she "came down on the alligator with all my weight" after it bit her dog in a Florida park.
Speculating on how the alligator found itself on Interstate 10 in the middle of a tropical storm, rescuers said: "I guess the alligator was trying to evacuate."
The 12-foot-long alligator was captured Monday morning and authorities are working with the coroner to confirm the remains belong to a missing 71-year-old man.
The fearless firefighter cheated death after swimming past an alligator to rescue a drowning man.
"It was just disbelief," Shane Smith Said. "There's just no way he had an arrowhead."
"I had to push it away with my paddle and then I paddled away fast," said Vicki Reamy Baker of her encounter that took place in Silver Springs State Park.
American alligators are not shy about announcing their search for a mate, and the result can sound like a cross between a motorcycle and the world's loudest snorer.
"Any day where nobody is hurt and no animals are hurt, then our mission has been fulfilled," said FWC Spokesperson Ronald Washington.
Demo Diva, the company that rented the dumpster, said they had no idea how the reptile got there.
Luckily, the woman was saved by an eyewitness who helped beat the alligator with a shovel in order to free her.
The man's body has not been found.
She reportedly helped him, propped him on some steps and steered the family pirogue to higher ground, only to turn around and see him gone.
The gator sustained severe injuries to the head and lost some of its limbs. Wildlife officers decided it was best to euthanize the creature.
William Simmons of Fort Myers was bitten while walking in the Wa-Ke Hatchee Park in Lee County.
The Division of Fisheries and Wildlife in Massachusetts said that the alligator "will not survive through the winter."
The zoo later shared that the handler, Lindsay Bull, was hospitalized but is expected to make a full recovery.
The dog's owner, Brian Savage, said that his pet was attacked by the alligator while they were walking past a pond known for housing gators.
The group were out fishing when the gator snuck up on them, cementing its place as the most fearsome hunter.
Juliette Brewer has been handling "Darth Gator" for more than a decade. Though the interaction looked terrifying to viewers, neither Darth nor Brewer were in any danger.