A Florida man is recovering from surgery after being mauled by a black leopard.
The man paid $150 to have a full-contact experience with the big cat and was allowed to play with it, rub its belly, and take pictures with it.
The incident happened in a licensed animal sanctuary for endangered animals. The owner of the sanctuary was charged for allowing full contact with a dangerous animal and cited for keeping captive wildlife in an unsafe environment.
Man mauled by black leopard after paying to have close encounter with it https://t.co/I3VBHSr6EQ
— Newsweek (@Newsweek) October 29, 2020
The man who was attacked had to have surgery after severe injuries, including to the scalp and ear.
Would you pay money to play with a dangerous animal? Do you think dangerous animals should be used to make money?