Via The Daily Mail
Violet D’Mello, 60, was wrestled to the ground by a captive big cat after she entered an enclosure at a wildlife park where tourists are invited to pet the animals.
The shaken housewife, from Aberdeen, was on holiday with her husband Archie, 64, when the terrifying incident happened.
She told today how she was thrown to the ground as two cheetahs mauled at her head, stomach and legs.
Mrs D’Mello, who was rushed to hospital after the incident, said: ‘It was terrifying and happened so quickly.
‘One minute I was in the enclosure with the cheetahs and the next it was biting at my head.
‘I was thrown to the ground and had to play dead while it mauled my legs and stomach.’
A guide at the game park in the Indian Ocean town of Port Elizabeth managed to pulled the second cat off Mrs D’Mello, but even as he did so, the first cheetah rejoined the fray, pining the Scot to the ground and biting and gouging her legs.
It was only when a group of park visitors worked together to pull the two animals off her that Mrs D’Mello was able to make a dash for the petting pen’s gate.
Amazingly, Mrs D’Mello’s husband Archibald had been outside the pen throughout the ordeal from where he captured these astonishing pictures of the attack as it happened. Continue Reading….
For a start why are the idiot owners of this wildlife park encouraging tourists to pet CHEETAHS??? When did big cats become “tame”??? The tourists who walk in to the enclosure must be stupid if they have bought in to the blatant lie that stroking a cheetah (A WILD ANIMAL) or any other big cat is safe.
And as for this woman’s husband… he should be ashamed of himself. Instead of trying to help he just stood there taking those photographs while a cheetah tried to rip his wife’s head off.
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I know I shouldn’t laugh but what the HELL were they thinking??
The world has gone mad!
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