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Nine-year-old Florida boy fights off alligator

10 August 2014 Last updated at 04:41 BST

A nine-year-old boy from Florida has been speaking about the moment he fought off a nine-foot-long alligator with his bare hands.

James Barney Junior is in hospital recovering from his injuries. He had been riding his bike with friends when he decided to take a dip in a dangerous lake near Orlando.

James was left with 30 marks over his body but is well on the road to recovery.

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