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An 11-year-old Brazilian boy had his hand torn off by a tiger at a zoo when he climbed over barriers to reach the animal.  What makes it so much worse is that his father did nothing to stop the boy.

The boy was petting and feeding the tiger when it turned and attacked him.  The tiger bit the boy's hand and ripped it off, ultimately leading to surgery was his arm was partially amputated.

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