PHOENIX (AP) — 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.READ MORE: Walkout 2021: Teachers, Students Walkout Of School In Protest Of Vaccine MandatesRiverbank Man Pleads Guilty To Drug Trafficking Charges
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.
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The woman’s name, age and hometown weren’t immediately available.