Woman Climbs Over Zoo Barrier To Take A Selfie, Gets Clawed By A Jaguar

A woman in Arizona has apologized after she climbed over a barrier at a zoo near Phoenix to take a selfie and was clawed by a jaguar.
A woman was clawed by a jaguar after she climbed over a zoo barrier in Litchfield Park, Ariz. (katerinavulcova/Pixabay)

A woman in her 30s has apologized after she climbed over a barrier at a zoo near Phoenix, Ariz. on Saturday to take a selfie with a jaguar, who wound up clawing her.

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