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TX man fights crocodile that chomped down on his head in Mexican lagoon

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(KPRC)  There are 200 stitches in his head, metal plates and screws are holding his jaw together.

Jonathan Schoeneman was attacked by a 13-foot crocodile while spearfishing in a lagoon in Cancun, Mexico.

Schoeneman, 34, grew up in the Houston area, but lives and works full time in Cancun. He had seen the crocodile before. 

On September 1 when the crocodile decided to attack, Schoeneman found himself in the fight of his life.

"I just got this hand and kept punching it inside the mouth," he said. "And then with this hand I was hooking his eyes. I could hear my bones cracking, just cracking all the time."

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