PHOENIX (AP/CNN Newsource) – Authorities say a jaguar attacked a woman who crossed a barrier while trying to take a photo Saturday at a wildlife park west of Phoenix.
Wildlife World Zoo authorities say emergency responders took the woman to a hospital to treat cuts on one of her arms and hand.
Zoo officials say the jaguar never got out of her enclosure and won’t be put down because of the incident, which is being fully investigated.
In video after the attack, the victim can be heard screaming and moaning in pain.
Video shows the wild animal later attacking a plastic bottle, which it was given to distract it from the woman.
The woman was mainly attacked on her arm. The private facility has more than 600 species and 6,000 animals on display.
The woman’s name, age and hometown weren’t immediately available.
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