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Jaguar attacks woman taking selfie at Zoo in Arizona

LITCHFIELD PARK, AZ (KRON/CNN) - A jaguar attacked a woman trying to take a selfie at a zoo in Arizona.

Witnesses at the zoo say the woman crossed over a barrier to take a picture. That's when the animal reached out and attacked her arm.

The jaguar let go after a witness distracted it with a bottle.

The woman needed medical attention but is expected to be okay.

This is not the first time the female jaguar has hurt a park visitor. The zoo director says a year ago it scratched another person who crossed the barrier.

 

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