Florida teen attacked by cougar

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A year-old girl mauled by a pound cougar was described by her mother as "just fine" Sunday. The girl is to meet with investigators today to explain what prompted the animal attack. Chaos pinned the girl and placed her head in its mouth. A neighbor who heard the girl's screams freed her. The attack occurred at home of Alan Rigerman, who has a permit to keep two cougars and several snakes, tortoises and alligators.

6-year-old girl saved from California mountain lion attack after adult fights back

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A 6-year-old girl escaped a mountain lion attack Sunday at a California state park after adults who were with her fought back and scared the animal away. The girl was grabbed by the big cat but suffered only minor injuries, thanks to the fast action of adults, authorities say. The attack happened about 2 miles from the park's main parking lot. Then, her parents took her to the hospital.

Florida teen mauled by privately-owned cougar

Amanda Gomez has always wanted to work with big cats. Amanda reached back to the left side of her head to feel the 23 staples that surgeons had to use to put her scalp back together after the attack. In a prerecorded interview, she also showed NBC News puncture wounds on her thigh, side and shoulder, in addition to the neat row of metal running from near the crown of her head down to her neck. Invitation to danger On Saturday, Nov.
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