A woman was attacked by a jaguar at Wildlife World Zoo in Litchfield Park, Arizona, Saturday evening, according to fire officials.
The woman suffered a laceration on her arm and was taken to the hospital. Her condition is not known. Tweets from Wildlife World Zoo indicated that the victim “went over the barrier for a photo.”
Please understand why barriers are put in place. Sending prayers to the family tonight. pic.twitter.com/2MPb8bXhwR
— Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park (@ZooWildlife) March 10, 2019
A visitor to the zoo captured the moments after the attack on video. A deep laceration on the victim’s arm is visible in the video. Another zoo visitor heard a female screaming for help and rushed over to see the woman with her hand against the jaguar enclosure.
WARNING GRAPHIC VIDEO