Florida Woman Insists A Baby Dinosaur Ran Through Her Backyard

Let’s be honest, if dinosaurs were to make a come back, it would definitely be in Florida.

And if you ask one Palm Coast woman, they’re already here… in her backyard.

According to Fox 13, Florida woman Cristina Ryan is claiming she saw a dinosaur on her backyard security cam. And while anything is possible in Florida, I’m thinking there’s a pretty good chance it’s NOT a dinosaur.

“Any animal we can come up with that would be ‘walking’ at 3:40 in the morning, wouldn’t walk this way.

Maybe I’ve watched ‘Jurassic Park’ too many times, but I see a raptor or other small dinosaur!”


So what it is?

A dog? A bird? Iguana? For Cristina, it’s definitely a dinosaur.

“Some say a large bird, but that makes no sense — since whatever it is appears to have front legs.  So not sure? Lol. I’m sticking with raptor myself.” 

I mean, there’s only one logical explanation….


More wild Florida Man stories.

And speaking of Florida wildlife, how about 74-year-old Richard Wilbanks diving into a pond to wrestle his pup from the jaws of an alligator.

Wilbanks dove in, grabbed the gator, dragged him to shore, pried his jaws open, and got his pup Gunner out of his mouth. You can hear Gunner whimpering in the video, and Wilbanks groaning as he struggles with the gator. It looks like a scene from a movie, but for the most part, everybody was uninjured.

“He had one little puncture wound, and my hands were just chewed up.”

Wilbanks detailed the account to CNN:

“We were just out walking by the pond and it came out of the water like a missile. I never thought an alligator could be that fast. It was so quick… I just automatically jumped into the water.”

And for the 74 year old, wrestling the gator the hard part, it was getting his jaws open was:

“Holding the alligator wasn’t so tough, but prying open the jaws was extremely hard.”

Wilbanks and his wife Louise now have a new sense of appreciation for the wildlife that lives around them.

“We do need to be aware they are wild animals. They’re not here for our benefit. We’re very lucky to share the space with them.”

What a badass… and he’s not even mad at the alligator. How would you not want to turn this thing into a pair of alligator boots after that?

Richard, you sir, are a man among men.

Here’s the original clip (sound included).

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