A Jaguar Attacked a Man in Mato Grosso do Sul State

"He woke up feeling its paws on his back," says the doctor who assisted the man attacked by a jaguar in Mato Grosso do Sul.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The victim eventually made it to the hospital eight hours later.

He said he was on horseback when he spotted a dead pig in the woods. He dismounted, and the jaguar "jumped" on his back, causing four punctures.

Diego Ruiz, the doctor in charge of attending to the 58-year-old man saved by five dogs when attacked by a jaguar, said the victim had four perforations on his back and was only able to get to the hospital in the city of Porto Murtinho, eight hours later.

"He said that when he looked back, he . . .

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