Jaguar tears off thumb of visitor to Panther Ridge Conservation Center

Incident date: 
Fri, 03/05/2010
Date reported: 
Fri, 03/05/2010
Date Published: 
Fri, 03/05/2010 (All day)
City: 
Wellington
State: 
Florida
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Jaguar tears off thumb of visitor to Panther Ridge Conservation Center
Headline: 
Jaguar tears off thumb of visitor to Panther Ridge Conservation Center
Summary: 

A woman visiting a privately-owned wildlife sanctuary curled her fingers around an enclosure when a jaguar suddently grabbed her hand. The woman's thumb was torn off.

Publication: 
The Palm Beach Post
Author: 
Jane Musgrave