Mother of Toddler Injured in Bobcat Attack at Zoo Charged With Child Abuse

Mother of Toddler Injured in Bobcat Attack at Zoo Charged With Child Abuse

April 13, 2013 Updated Apr 13, 2013 at 1:51 PM CDT

A New Mexico mother facing criminal charges in connection with a bobcat attack on her son.

According to a report from the Carlsbad (N.M.) Current-Argus, police said child abuse and endangerment charges have been filed against a 21-year-old mother whose 3-year-old son who was injured after being attacked by a bobcat at a zoo last month.

The womwn and her son allegedly got too close to the bobcat's enclosure, and the boy was calwed on the head, according to the Carlsbad Current-Argus report.

Read the Carlsbad Current-Argus report HERE.

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