An 11 years old boy got his hand torn off by a tiger,while trying to feed the tiger in a Brazilian zoo today, after he climb over security barrier.
According to the zookeepers, the tiger named Hu, which attacked the unnamed boy is ‘one of the sweetest’ in the zoo but wasn’t sure what went wrong today.
The boy’s hand was ripped off by the tiger after he climbed into a restricted area and stroked the animal on the back through its cage.
Eye Witnesses came rushing down to the scene when they heard the 11-year-old screaming i am going to die, I can’t feel my arm’ after he was mauled while reportedly trying to pass meat through the bars and tried to rescue him.
Videos uploaded about the incident showed the victim being lifted back over the security barrier which his father had allowed him to clamber over despite warning signs placed on the bars.
In shock and serious pain,the boy was seen lying down in serious on the floor before he was treated by paramedics at the scene and then rushed to an hospital in an ambulance.
An eye witness also said ‘He was in shock, talking nonsense'”I cant feel my hand, am going to die”.
Lucky to have survived the attack, The boy is taken to hospital, where it is understood his arm was partially amputated.