This is stupid. Wild animals at a childs party? I can’t even believe that this service is offered! They are called WILD for a reason. This poor kid. Oh, and this is NOT the first time this company has had problems with attacks…….


CORAL GABLES, Fla. – A 4-year-old girl was mauled at a children’s birthday party by a cougar that had been brought in by a wild-animal business to entertain the youngsters, authorities said

The girl was attacked on Nov. 18 at the home of Goya Foods president Francisco Unanue during a party for his 7-year-old child and suffered severe cuts on her eyelid, cheek and ear, authorities said. Doctors sewed back part of her severed ear.

Police said Wild Animal World owner and trainer Corinne Oltz removed the leashed cougar from its cage to show it to the children, but the girl sneaked behind Oltz and startled the animal. The declawed cat seized the child’s head with its teeth.

The 62-pound cougar was destroyed last week so that it could be tested for rabies; it did not have rabies.

State wildlife officials said Friday they were considering charges against Wild Animal World, a company that provides wild animals for parties.

Wild Animal World, which has run afoul the law in some previous attacks, did not immediately return a call for comment.