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: Helicopter Carrying Multiple People Crashes Near Colusa, FAA Says 45 Structures Now Destroyed As Dixie Fire Grows To 244,888 Acres
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.