When he tried to rescue the 7-foot gator, it bit him.
Alcantare continued, got the gator out of the canal and rode with it on his bike.
He called the /*Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission*/. They came out and cited him for having an alligator and a raccoon without a permit.
"Well, somehow I ended up with a citation and I've got to get a permit for my raccoon," Alcantare said.
This isn't the first time Alcantare has run into trouble helping animals.
Once, when he tried to rescue a bird's nest near some power lines, he got severely shocked and lost part of his arm.