The incident took place in Moscow on Wednesday, in Kolomensky Park. A 30-year-old woman, named only as Nina R. was walking in the park with her 3-year-old son.
The woman saw photographers with animals and decided to have her son photographed for their family album. The woman wanted her son to sit next to a bear cub.
All of a sudden, the animal went on the rampage. The bear knocked the boy down and started biting him. The photographers quickly pulled the furious animal away from the horrified boy. The boy suffered several scratches on his skin and a bit on his ear.
The woman immediately took the boy to the nearest hospital, where he was provided all necessary help and released home. The boy’s condition is satisfactory, he suffered minor injuries, but he can not recover from shock.
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