Minoters witness cougar attack

Incident date: 
Wed, 05/19/2010
Date reported: 
Wed, 05/19/2010
Date Published: 
Wed, 05/19/2010 (All day)
City: 
St. Paul
State: 
Minnesota
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Minoters witness cougar attack
Headline: 
Minoters witness cougar attack
Summary: 

A father and his 3-year-old son went on an outing to Como Park Zoo. With the boy positioned over a guardrail for a photograph, a mountain lion reached through the wire mesh fence and grabbed the boy with its paw. The father quickly pulled away his son from the over the railing.

Publication: 
Minot Daily News
Author: 
Kim Fundingsland