Horrific moment 11-year-old boy is attacked and mauled by tiger causing him to have his arm amputated in Cascavel Zoo in Parana in Brazil

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A young boy has had his arm amputated after being mauled by a tiger in a zoo.

The 11-year-old boy was visiting Cascavel Zoo in Parana, Brazil, when he jumped over the barriers and started trying to touch the animal through the fence.

Before the boy’s father realised his son was in the prohibited area, the tiger had attacked the boy, seriously injuring his arm.

Horrific moment tiger attacks boy and rips off arm in zoo
(Picture: YouTube)

He was taken to a nearby hospital, but his arm was so damaged that after several operations surgeons decided they had to remove it.

As the boy was being treated by paramedics, witnesses reported he said: ‘I’m going to die, I do not feel my arm.’

Zoo visitors rushed to get the boy away from the tiger (Picture:
Zoo visitors rushed to get the boy away from the tiger (Picture: Youtube / Catva.com)

Cascavel Zoo said the tiger, which is called Hu, is normally a docile animal and has been with them for more than two years.

The boy reportedly fell into shock immediately (Pciture:
The boy reportedly fell into shock immediately (Picture: Youtube / Catve.com)

The boy’s father was charged by police for negligence and has been released on bail.

 

Paramedics took the boy to a nearby hospital following the accident (Picture: Youtube / Catve.com)
Paramedics took the boy to a nearby hospital following the accident (Picture: Youtube / Catve.com)

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1 August 2014 | 7:46 am – Source: metro.co.uk

One response to “Horrific moment 11-year-old boy is attacked and mauled by tiger causing him to have his arm amputated in Cascavel Zoo in Parana in Brazil”

  1. Fernando Fas says:

    I believe that boy was playing with his life and his parents shouldn’t leave a child with a tiger even in a zoo. Look at the fences, not appropriate for a zoo at all.

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