As if the Orlando area hadn't had enough, a two-year old is missing after being dragged into a lagoon at a Disney resort by a seven foot alligator.

Authorities say that the child and his father were wading in a foot of water when the gator attacked outside of Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. The father suffered from scratches as he tried to rescue his son.

"We’re going to hope for the best in these circumstances, but based on my 35 years of law enforcement experience, we know that we have some challenges ahead of us at this time," said a spokesperson for the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

This video shows the search efforts:

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