cheetah exhibit

*According to a number of witnesses, a Cleveland woman was seen dangling her 2-year-old son over the Cheetah railing at the Cleveland zoo before he fell about 10 feet into the exhibit, zoo officials said.

Though the toddler’s parents jumped in and pulled the kid out within seconds on Saturday afternoon, he was taken to the local hospital to be checked out. Cleveland Fire Department spokesman Larry Gray says he was treated at a hospital for a few bumps and bruises, but he was found to be OK .

It was a stroke of extreme fortune that this kid went unharmed. The cheetahs didn’t advance towards the child or his parents, according to Chris Kuhar, executive director of Cleveland Metro parks Zoo.

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